Tales of Adventure, Mystery And Imagination

POE, Edgar Allan (author). Tales of Adventure, Mystery And Imagination.

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POE, Edgar Allan (author). Tales of Adventure, Mystery And Imagination. London; Ward, Lock And Co. 1891.

8vo. Publisher's khaki cloth, pebble-grained at spine and corners and blocked in black, tan floral endpapers; pp. [viii] + 557 + [8], publisher's catalogue; with portrait frontispiece and 2 wood-engravings, 1 full-page; a bright, clean and attractive copy, both externally and internally.
Third edition thus, issued in the Minerva Library, with a critical introduction by G.T. Bettany, M.A. First published the previous year. A handsome nineteenth century edition of Poe's tales of horror and suspense which includes 'Narrative of A. Gordon Pym', 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue' and 'A Descent into the Maelström'. These latter two were not included in the first collection issued in 1839; the only collection issued in Poe's lifetime.

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