SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY. Edgar Allan POE, Byam Shaw, illustrator.
SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY
SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY
SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY
SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY

SELECTED TALES OF MYSTERY

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1909. First Thus. Hardcover. First selection illustrated by Byam Shaw. Quarto. 9 3/4 in (25 cm) tall; vi 335 p. Original decorative black cloth with titles on gold background and gilt and red decoration to front cover and spine. Top edge gilt; others untrimmed. Frontispiece and 15 full-page tipped-in color illustrations on card stock blank on reverse by Byam Shaw with captioned tissue guards. 16 classic tales include The Gold Bug, The Pit and the Pendulum, and The Murders in the Rue Morgue. Clean and square binding. Straight spine; book stands straight. Heavy-stock pages with no bookplate or writing; no loose pages. Tipped-in illustrations fine. Clear protective cover. Binding with light edgewear beginning to soften; crown lightly bumped; preliminary pages, terminal pages, untrimmed edges and some tissue edges foxed; dozen stretched gatherings; intermittent light stains; few closed edge tears; pages lightly toned. Presentable selection of Poe's best tales illustrated by Byam Shaw. Very good with no dust jacket if issued. Item #828

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