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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., Ltd., 1935, 1935
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Rare Publisher's SamplePreceding The First Edition[RACKHAM, Arthur, illustrator]. POE, Edgar Allan. Tales of Mystery and Imagination by Edgar Allan Poe. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham. London: George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd. [1935]. Publisher's salesman's sample copy (preceding the first edition). Large octavo (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches; 246 x 190 mm). Two full-page color plates with descriptive tissue guards and two full-page black and white illustrations. Original gilt decorated black cloth. Original pictorial endpapers. Original color pictorial dust jacket, worn at spine extremities. A near fine copy in a very good dust jacket.A great rarity. These were obviously produced in minimal quantity for the publisher's salesmen to solicit advance orders from bookshops. The 'list' of illustrations leaf states "[There will be Twelve Plates in Colour and about Twenty in Black and White, with a number of Drawings in the text.]" It also has a different Rackham design which actually appears in the printed book on page 83."In over forty-five years of specializing in the illustrated works of Arthur Rackham I have never seen another one of these." DJB.Not mentioned by Riall. Bookseller Inventory # 02214

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

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

Publication Date: 1935

Edition: 1st Edition

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