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    [Edgar Allan Poe]. The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present. Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1843. First edition, with the first appearance of Poe's The Pit and the Pendulum.
    Octavo. 328, [6, blank] pages. With frontispiece, engraved title-page and several engraved plates inserted throughout. Publisher's full black crushed straight-grain morocco, boards and spine elaborately stamped in gilt, yellow coated endleaves. Spine quite chipped and torn, binding worn with some chipping, text and plates toned and foxed, previous owner's ink signature and small notation on the front free endpaper. Fair.

    The Pit and the Pendulum
    appears on pages 133-151.

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