New York: W. J. Widdleton, 1882. Later Edition. Hardcover. Small 8vo. 196 pp. Bound in brown cloth with gilt and black decorations on the front board and the spine, lettering blocked in gilt on both the front board and the spine, dark brown endpapers and pastedowns, all edges gilt. Attractive steel-engraved frontispiece portrait of Poe with facsimile signature and tissue guard, five additional steel-engraved plates. Four pages of publisher's advertisements bound in at the rear. A presentable example of this later 19th-century collection of Poe's poetry, prefaced by a brief biography. Very Good. Item #00008142
A Very Good book with 19th-century ownership inscription on the free front endpaper, rubbing to the edges of the front board and to the rear board, and slight misalignment of a few of the gatherings.