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Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe

RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator; POE, Edgar Allan

Published by Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1935, 1935
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First American Trade Edition"Frightening?Grandeur and Vision"[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., [1935]. First American trade edition. Large Octavo ( 9 3/4 x 7 3/8 in; 246 x 190 mm). 317, [1] pp. Twelve color plates with descriptive tissue guards. Seventeen full page black and white illustrations. Eleven head- tailpieces. Publisher's red linen. Lettered and pictorially stamped in gilt. Pictorial end-papers printed in black. Top edge stained red. Minimal wear to spine extremities and corners. An excellent copy.The text block and illustrations are identical to the first UK edition, both having been printed in Great Britain."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. 73. Riall, p. 189. Bookseller Inventory # 03630

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

Publisher: Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1935

Publication Date: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

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