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Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; POE, Edgar Allan

Published by London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1935, 1935
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The Publishers Special BindingNear Mint In The Original Glassine And Cardboard Box[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination. London: George G. Harrap & Co., [1935]. First Trade Edition. Quarto (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 in; 248 x 190 mm.). 316 pp. Twelve color plates with captioned tissue guards, seventeen full page line drawings. Publisher's russet morocco, front cover decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, pictorial endpapers. A very fine copy in the publisher's glassine and cardboard box.According to Rackham, the illustrations he provided for Poe's Tales of Mystery and Imagination, in 1935, frightened even him, and "whilst this might only be expected when a fine illustrator meets a fine and frightening text?The best plates are?indicative of a grandeur and vision one might not so far have perceived in Rackham?Perhaps not a book or set of illustrations for a night's reading in bed, alone" (Gettings, Arthur Rackham, pp. 163-164).Latimore and Haskell, pp. 72-73. Riall, p. 189. Bookseller Inventory # 02935

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Title: Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar ...

Publisher: London: George G. Harrap & Co., 1935

Publication Date: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

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