A Census of First Editions and Source Materials by Edgar Allan Poe in American Collections. I : A Bibliographical Check-list of First Editions of Edgar Allan Poe. Compiled by Charles F. Heartman and Kenneth Rede. Charles F. Heartman.
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A Census of First Editions and Source Materials by Edgar Allan Poe in American Collections. I : A Bibliographical Check-list of First Editions of Edgar Allan Poe. Compiled by Charles F. Heartman and Kenneth Rede.

Metuchen, New Jersey, 1932. Item #836

8vo.  210 x 125 mm., [8 ¼ x 5 inches].  67 pp.  Original blue paper covered boards, title label pasted to front board; binding showing some light wear, blue covers a bit soiled.


Printed in an edition limited to 240 copies, this copy numbered 233.  Part I of a project three-part series on the published writings and manuscripts of Poe.  This part is devoted to the bibliography and census of his printed works.  Part II was devoted to his magazine writing and editorial work and Part III to the location of Poe’s manuscripts and letters.


Each of the entries in Part I contains a full title-page transcription, mention of the ornamental elements to the typography of the work, a collation of the text inclusive of blanks, and notes on the publishing history of the text including reviews and recent auction information.  (836)

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Price: $45.00

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