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Limited First Edition "Edgar Allan Poe Letters Till Now Unpublished," 1925

Item Details

Title and Author/Editor Edgar Allan Poe Letters Till Now Unpublished in the Valentine Museum, Richmond, Virginia (Edgar Allan Poe; introductory essay and commentary by Mary Newton Stanard)
Genre Biography, Autobiography and Memoirs
Type of Illustration Portrait, Facsimile
Binding One quarter cloth with paper boards
Dust Jacket No
Publisher J. B. Lippincott & Co.
Publication Year 1925
Period Early 20th Century
Place of Publication Philadelphia
Edition Statement First Edition
Limited Edition Yes
Language English
Volumes Limited edition number 1,042/1,550
Number of Books 1
Additional Notes Housed in the book is a letter written to Dr. Lafayette B. Mendel of Yale University offering a copy of the book to be added to the Valentine Museum collection. The writer of the letter was Granville G. Valentine whose family owned the original letters. Mr. Valentine is not only offering several copies to be placed in the Valentine Museum but also a personal copy as a gift for Mrs. Mendel. A short explanation of whether the original letters should “see the light of day” is included in the letter.

Condition

- wear to cover with discoloration, fraying, edge wear, bumped corners and soiling; cracked front hinge; tanning and fading to text blocks and text edges; generally tight text and clean pages.

Dimensions

1.5" W x 10.5" H x 7.0" D

Item #

ITMG640828

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