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Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Poe, Edgar Allan

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ISBN 10: 0582498058 / ISBN 13: 9780582498051
Published by Franklin Mystery, published by the Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa, 1987
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A handsome and collectable copy of this classic, part of a series "Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Black binding with extra gilt front, and a gold bug in the center. All edges gilt. Leather binding with three rings on the spine. Marbled endpapers, no marks. Lacks pPublished by the Franklin Library, Franklin Center, 1987. Leatherette. (An unknown number of copies were printed in leather). Book Condition: Fine. Harry Clarke (illustrator). Last copyright date 1987. Lacks gold ribbon page marker but this edition may have been issued without one. Another anomaly: the text block was laid between the boards upside down and back to front. I have no idea how many copies were in this print run. Bookseller Inventory # 140322

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Title: Tales of Mystery and Imagination

Publisher: Franklin Mystery, published by the Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pa

Publication Date: 1987

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Famous B & W illustrations by Harry CLarke

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First edition, thus.

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A man haunted by his own imagination, hidden writing that leads to buried treasure, a fisherman fighting for his life in a powerful whirlpool. In these stories by Edgar Allan Poe we meet people struggling with death. Others are strying to solve the darkest of mysteries. Which of them will succeed?

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Edgar Allan Poe, "the father of the detective story" and a master of horror, is one of the greatest American short story writers. In these stories we meet people struggling with fear, revenge, mental illness and death. Which of them will win their battles &; and which will lose?

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