Lot 77 of 557:
Poe's The Raven Gustave Dore Illustrations  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$420
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The Raven

Poe, Edgar Allan

New York

Harper & Bros.



23 pp. text plus 26 engraved plates by Doré, each with descriptive caption on facing page. Engraved vignette on title page by Elihu Vedder. (Folio) 18¼x14½, gray pictorial cloth stamped in gilt, black and dark green, all edges gilt. Comments by Edmund C. Stedman. First American Edition with Doré illustrations.

Doré's dark engravings are the perfect accompaniment to Poe's classic, brooding poem. Wonderfully presented. 

Lot Amendments

Fair amount of wear, rubbing and staining to cloth with rubbing to joints and extremities, corners worn and bumped, a few areas of loss to spine; dampstain to fore edge margin throughout, not affecting illustrations; good.

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