Lot 216: POE, EDGAR ALLAN. The Works of the late Edgar Allan Poe: With Notices of His Life and Genius.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: POE, EDGAR ALLAN. The Works of the late Edgar Allan Poe: With Notices of His Life and Genius. 2 volumes. Engraved frontispiece portrait in volume 1. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth with blindstamped covers and the spine ruled in blind and stamped in gilt, rebacked with the original spines laid-down, scattered soiling; re-jointed, small stain to portion of fore-edge of vol. 2, foxing to front and end matter of vol. 1. New York: J.S. Redfield, 1850
Notes: first editions, mixed set, second printing of first volume, and first printing of second volume. Blanck's A binding. The third volume was published later the same year, and ultimately extended to a fourth with the final volume appearing in 1856. BAL 16158.