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    The Autograph Edition of the Works of Edgar Allan Poe, in a Sumptuous Binding

    Edgar Allan Poe. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe. New York: The Colonial Company, Limited, 1903. Autograph Edition, one of 150 numbered copies (this being copy number "42") signed by the editors and the publisher. Complete in ten octavo volumes. Illustrated with frontispieces in two states (India paper and hand-colored on plain paper) and plates (also in two states, on India paper and uncolored on plain paper). Descriptive tissue guards. Beautifully bound in contemporary three-quarter blue levant morocco over blue cloth, spines tooled in a floral motif with gilt red morocco floral onlays and lettered in gilt in compartments, four raised bands, top edge gilt, others uncut, blue cloth endleaves. Spines uniformly sunned to dark green, a few small areas of rubbing to bindings at extremities. A superb set.

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    October, 2012
    4th-5th Thursday-Friday
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