Lot 380: E.A. Poe's last book during his lifetime

PBA Galleries

2015-06-29 14:09:21


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Lot 380: Author: Poe, Edgar Allan. Title: Eureka: a Prose Poem. Place Published: New York. Publisher: Wiley & Putnam. Date Published: 1848. Description: 143, (1) + 16 ad pp. 18. 8x12. 5 cm (7¾x4¾"), original black blindstamped cloth, expertly rebacked with titled portion of original spine strip laid on. First Edition. Second issue, with review of "Eureka" on p. 2 of the advertisements at end. The last book by Poe published during his lifetime. Some wear to cover edges and corners, with boards showing through in places; light foxing to contents, private rubberstamp of W.H.H. Green to top margin of first preface page; very good. PBA Galleries' Sale 563: Fine Literature with the Wayne Martin Collection of Jack London Thursday, 25th June 2015 Estimate: $800-1200
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