The Poetical Works: with a Notice of his Life and Genius by James Hannay.
Poe, Edgar Allan:

The Poetical Works: with a Notice of his Life and Genius by James Hannay.

London: Addey & Co., 1853. First UK edition, and first illustrated edition. xxx, (ii), 144pp, with illustrations by Wehnert, Godwin, Hulme and Weir. Upper corner of initial blank leaf torn away. Some foxing or light soiling to a number of pages, with heavy spotting to backs of the endpapers. No inscriptions. Faint diagonal crease across lower corners throughout, as if pages were all bent together. With original red silk bookmark, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Octavo, in contemporary red diced half calf with marbled boards, spine with five raised bands and lettered in gilt. Light scuffs to extremities, boards rubbed, and ink mark near lower joint, otherwise firm and clean, a very attractive copy. Very Good+.
[Item ID: 18531012]

500.00

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