TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE - Scarce Pristine Copy of The First Edition Thus/First Printing
Available From More sellersView all copies of this book
1st Printing. 314 pages. Published in 2008. New Edition of the author's classic. One of the greatest American literary texts ever written. The 2008 Worth Literary Classics First Edition Thus. Precedes and should not be confused with all other subsequent editions, particularly the 2009 Reissued Edition. Published in a small and limited first print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition Thus comes with a wraparound bellyband, which is missing in subsequent printings. The First Edition Thus is now scarce. Re-presents, in a very beautifully produced edition, Edgar Allan Poe's earliest masterpiece, "Tales of The Grotesque And Arabesque". "Introduced by Kevin Hayes, along with an essay on the mystery of Edgar Allan Poe's final days, and an essay by English professor Benjamin Fisher, 'Poe and The Gothic', this collection includes such Poe tales as 'The Imp of The Perverse'; 'Hop-Frog'; 'The Unparalleled Adventure of One Hans Pfaall'; 'Metzengerstein'; 'Berenice'; 'The Visionary'; 'Morella'; 'William Wilson'; and 'King Pest: A Tale Containing An Allegory'. Presented in flexible-clothbound covers with rounded corners, gold foil stamping, and an inset color plate, this fine modern edition of Poe features clean new typesetting, illustrated endpapers, and a ribbon marker. It also includes a color-illustrated publishing history of the tales and a color map of the places where Poe lived and wrote" (Publisher's blurb). A magisterial edition. An absolute "must-have" title for Edgar Allan Poe collectors. This title is a great book. This is one of very few copies of the Worth Literary Classics First Edition Thus/First Printing (complete number line ending in 1 and the wraparound bellyband completely intact) still available online and has no flaws, a pristine beauty. Most copies available online are the subsequent printing. A scarce copy thus. One of the greatest American writers of all time. A flawless copy. (SEE ALSO OTHER EDGAR ALLAN POE TITLES IN OUR CATALOG) ISBN 1903025591. Bookseller Inventory # 19716
About this title:
Title: TALES OF THE GROTESQUE AND ARABESQUE - ...
Publisher: Cambridge, England: Worth Literary Classics, Inc., 2008
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: None, As Issued
Edition: 1st Edition.
Payment Methods Accepted by Seller
ModernRare.com is exclusively an online bookstore. Our physical address is 124
N. California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60612, U.S.A. Our fax number is 501-632-
- The main contact person is Salvador L. Cortes. He can be reached at 312-
376-5000 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00
p.m., Chicago/Midwestern Standard Time.
Email is usually the best way to reach us: email@example.com We will respond
to your email query within 24 hours.
We are exclusively an online bo...[More Information]
Orders usually ship within 2 business days. Shipping rates are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If the book is heavy or oversize, particularly Art, Photography, and Erotica titles, we will contact you to let you know extra shipping is required, based on actual cost. Every year, the shipping/dispatch rates of the United States Postal Service (USPS) as well as the private services relentlessly increase. PLEASE NOTE: WE DO NOT MAKE MONEY ON SHIPPING. BUT WE CANNOT AFFORD TO SUBSIDIZE IT EITHER. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Store Description: ModernRare.com is exclusively an online bookstore. Our physical address is 124 N. California Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60612, U.S.A. The main contact person is Salvador L. Cortes. He can be reached at 312-376-5000 during regular business hours, Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Chicago/Midwestern Standard Time. Email is usually the best way to reach us: firstname.lastname@example.org We will respond to your email query within 24 hours. We are exclusively an online bookstore because we believe this is the best way to satisfy our customers' expectations. Unlike an open bookstore, where books are routinely handled and may deteriorate, we guarantee the condition of our books as described. We specialize in modern firsts, photography, the arts, and erotica. You will also find a fine selection of signed copies, Limited Editions, and memorabilia because our ultimate goal is to deepen the pleasure of collecting books. We carry titles that we ourselves like and believe in -- books that we think will excite, enchant, and endure. Please note: Payment needs to be made directly through ABEBooks. If you wish to make any other payment arrangement, please get in touch with us before placing your order. Thank you and happy collecting!