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    Rare Set of Poe's Works With Beautiful Bindings and Color Plates

    Edgar Allan Poe. The Tales of Edgar Allan Poe: With Biographical Essay by John H. Ingram. Philadelphia: George Barrie & Son, [n.d., ca. 1910].

    First thus, Arabesque Edition, limited to 26 sets of which this is letter H. Six octavo volumes. 287; 278; 258; 225; 324; 199 pages. 26 plates with tissue guards, each in four states with one state being hand-colored.

    Publisher's full green morocco with gilt titles and elaborate decoration. All edges gilt. Intricate gilt embossed doublures with morocco onlays in blue, green purple, orange, and white. Purple silk moiré endpapers. Sunning to backstrips. A few joints with minor cracking. Housed in publisher's slipcases. A near fine set.


    ‡ The owner placed a late bid on this unreserved lot and repurchased it, subject to applicable commission.

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    October, 2010
    14th-16th Thursday-Saturday
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