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First Printing of Edgar Allan Poe's "Murders in the Rue Morgue," 1841

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Title and Author/Editor Graham’s Lady’s and Gentleman’s Magazine containing the first printing of Edgar Allan Poe’s “Murders in the Rue Morgue”
Genre Reference, Fashion, Music, Film, TV and Performing Arts, Literary and Classic
Binding Half leather with marbled boards
Publisher or Printer George E. Graham
Publication Year 1841
Period Mid-19th Century, Antique
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Language English
Volumes XVIII
Number of Books 1
Additional Information Features a mezzotint engraving by English artist John Sartain (1808–1897) after John Martin (English, 19th century) to accompany Poe’s “The Island of the Fay” plate article.


- bumped corners and spine; edgewear; creases and tears; foxing; page toning; mildew odor.


1.75" W x 10.0" H x 6.5" D

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