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Selected Tales of Mystery by Edgar Allan Poe - First - 1909 - from Fritzi & Louise Vintage (SKU: FL061)

Selected Tales of Mystery

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Selected Tales of Mystery

by Edgar Allan Poe

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1909. First edition, hardcover. Good condition, no dust jacket. Thoughtfully illustrated by Byam Shaw. Original decorative black cloth, titles on gold background; gilt and red decoration on front cover and spine. Frontispiece and 15 full-page tipped-in color illustrations on card stock blank on reverse by Byam Shaw with captioned tissue guards. 16 classic tales include The Gold Bug, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Clean and square binding. Straight spine; book stands straight. Heavy-stock pages with no bookplate or writing; no loose pages. Tipped-in illustrations fine. Binding with light edgewear beginning to soften; some intermittent light mildew stains or foxing to pages; few closed edge tears; pages lightly toned. Back cover has some paint (as if someone painted a shelf with the book on it), no damage to pages within (see photo).


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Fritzi & Louise Vintage US (US)
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Selected Tales of Mystery
Edgar Allan Poe
Byam Sham
Book condition
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Sidgwick & Jackson, Ltd.
Place of Publication
Date published
First edition, Poe, antique

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Bellingham, Washington
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About Fritzi & Louise Vintage

Fritzi & Louise sells vintage and antique home furnishings, art, apparel, jewelry, and books.


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