Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 12

Price Realized: $ 2,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
INCLUDES FIRST PRINTING OF POE'S "ULALUME" PARKER, ELY SAMUEL. Group of 6 books, each with his ownership Signature, "E.S. Parker" or "Ely S. Parker," on a front blank or title-page, most in pencil. 6 volumes. 8vo, rebound in 3/4 morocco with gilt spine titling; faint or moderate foxing to preliminaries and subsidiaries including one signature page, one with most of a front blank excised. Vp, 1847-54; inscriptions: circa 1847-54

Additional Details

Two volumes: The American Review: a Whig Journal, vol. VI, nos. 1-6; and vols. 1-7 (New York, 1847-48). The 1847 volume contains the first appearance in print of Edgar Allan Poe's poem, "Ulalume: A Ballad." Heartman and Canny, p. 146.
Three volumes: Charles Abraham Elton. Specimens of the Greek and Roman Classic Poets, vols. 1-3 (Philadelphia, 1854).
The Knickerbocker, vol. XL, nos. 1-6 (New York, 1852).