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1844 Victorian Lady's Antique Edgar Allan Poe Inquisition Don Juan Execution For Sale
YOU WILL TREASURE THIS MAGNIFICENT GEM!
We Present For sale: a 169 YEAR OLD COMPILATION OF STORIES IN AN ORNATE GILT VICTORIAN BINDING .
Edited by N. P. Willis
Published by John C. Riker, NY 1844. Nine engraved plates with protective tissue guards by J. G. Chapman. 5 inches by 8 inches. 264 pages. All edges are gilt. Contributors include Sarah J. Hale, Cornelius Matthews, N.Cheever, Edgar Allan Poe et al.
"Morning on the Wissahiccon," also called "The Elk," is an 1844 work by Edgar Allan Poe describing the natural beauty of Wissahickon Creek which feeds into the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia.
Poe's "Morning on the Wissahiccon" was first published in this book. It was originally a "plate article," written specifically to accompany a John G. Chapman engraving. The original engraving depicted an elk in an idyllic nature setting.
**CONDITION** Very Good. A magnificent binding with scattered foxing within.
..Note: This is a short summation of the book and its condition ..Please contact me with specific questions.
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The books being offered are antique books which should be handled with extreme care.
PLEASE NOTE: We recently purchased an extensive collection of early Americana and Civil War books from the Long Island New York Historical Society. Many have no markings. We will be posting them weekly.. Stay Tuned!
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1844 Victorian Lady's Antique Edgar Allan Poe Inquisition Don Juan Execution : $203