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    First Edition of Poe's The Raven and Other Poems

    Edgar Allan Poe. The Raven and Other Poems. New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845. First edition. Octavo. Approximately 7 x 4.75 inches. [vi], 91, [1, blank] pages. Bound without half-title or ads. Beautifully bound to style in modern half brown morocco over marbled boards, spine ruled and lettered in gilt in compartments, two raised bands. Some wear to corners, lower edge of title-page and following leaf, some minor dampstaining and foxing to text. A very good copy of this American classic. BAL 16147.


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    Auction Dates
    April, 2013
    10th Wednesday
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