Lot 159 of 271:
Poe's The Raven Gustave Dore Illustrations  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Raven

Author:
Poe, Edgar Allan

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Bros.

Date:
1884

Description:

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, ¾ later grey cloth over original 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.

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Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers worn, rubbed, stained, and rebacked in grey cloth; rubbing to extremities; front and back hinges repaired; offsetting, foxing, and dampstaining to pages, not effecting text; overall good.


 
Item number:
299021
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