The Genius and Character of Edgar Allen Poe


xi + 60 pp. Frontis photogravure portrait (from a daguerreotype) of Poe, and one illustration. Limited edition of 150 copies, of which this is copy No. 89. Signed in faint pencil by the Rindfleisch and in bolder pencil by Whitty, the editors. Rubricated title page, tissue guard for the quite beautiful photogravure. Book is bound with a brown cloth spine, hard paper boards with a brown and light brown batik leaf pattern, white paper pastedown to the front cover. The pastedown is worn and starting to come away, boards are generally worn, spine tips worn, library numbers to spine. Interior has normal library impedimenta (last checked out in 1959), some occasional pencil marks in the text, worn but still presentable. Quite scarce.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: The Genius and Character of Edgar Allen Poe

Author Name: Thompson, John R.; Whitty, James H. And Rindfleisch, James H. Editors

Categories: Antiquarian/Rare, Biography,

Edition: Limited Edition

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Privately Printed: 1929

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fair with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 002694

Keywords: Poeana; American Authors,