Cambridge Massachusets, Harvard University Press: 1933
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2541
238pgs. Good condition brown cloth hardcover, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, usual ex-library markings in the usual places, former owner name on copyright page and preface, otherwise clean throughout, binding tight. Cornerstone biography and literary commentary on Edgar Allan Poe, his personal life, personality, eclectic education and background and his sometimes self-revelatory body of work. Sections: The Mind of Poe, Contemporary Opinion of Poe, The Poe-Griswold Controversy, The Backgrounds of Poe, Self-Revelation in Poe's Poems and Tales, The Origins of Poe and The Poe Canon. #2541... View More...
4to. ix.214pgs. Very Good+ cloth hardcover, no jacket. Clean and unmarked, blue top edge very slightly faded near headband, spine decorated in red, blue and gold. Heritage Press Sandglass Number 6G pamphlet laid in, with biographical information about thepoet and the illustrator. The editor's introduction is followed by the poems, sonnets, essays, notes and editor's commentaries distributed throughout nine chapters: Poems Written Before 1827, Poems Added in the Edition of 1829, The Purpose of Poetry [An Essay], The Poetic Principle [An Essay], Poems Added in the Edition of 1845, The Rationale ... View More...
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