POE, Edgar Allan.
Title Tales of Romance and Fantasy. IN A LOVELY GREEN CALF BINDING.
Publisher No date (c. 1915)
Seller ID 82857
Blackie & Son. London. No date - circa 1915. First edition, thus. Collection of Poe's stories: The Fall of the House of Usher, William Wilson, The Masque of the Red Death, Ms. Found in a Bottle, A Descent into The Maelstrom, The Gold-Bug, The Balloon-Hoax, Shadow - A Parable, The Purloined Letter, The Pit and The Pendulum and A Tale of The Ragged Mountains. ix, [i] blank, -220 pages. Frontis. Very handsomely bound in full green calf gilt with gilt decorative wave border to covers and gilt decorations to compartments of spine. School Prize Binding from Aberdare County School with name of school in gilt to upper board and prize plate to front pastedown. Marbled edges and endpapers. Boards very slightly rubbed and marked, slight wear to extremities, prelims lightly foxed otherwise a clean and sound copy of a scarce title in an attractive binding.
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