Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 203

Price Realized: $ 20,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 15,000 - $ 20,000
POE, EDGAR ALLAN. Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque. 2 volumes. 12mo (190 x 105 mm), bound to style in modern brown leather, spine tooled in gilt in compartments with morocco lettering pieces in two; light to moderate foxing throughout, lacking advertisements and blanks. First edition, from a printing of perhaps only 750 copies and containing two of Poe's most enduring stories: "Ms. Found in a Bottle" and "The Fall of the House of Usher." With page 213 in the second volume numbered correctly, and page 219 with the "i" in "-ing" and the hyphen both misaligned. BAL 16133; Heartman & Canny, pp. 49-54. Philadelphia: Lea and Blanchard 1840