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1883 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven 1st ed
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1883 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven, New York E. P. Dutton and Company Illustrated

Attractive and scarce first edition, thus edition

Hardcover Edgar Allan Poe "The Raven” Illustrated New York 1884 E. P. Dutton and Company on title page; Copyright 1883 on following page; illustrations by W. L. Taylor

Edgar Allan Poe born Edgar Poe, January 19, 1809 to October 7, 1849 was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

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1883 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven 1st ed

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1883 Edgar Allan Poe The Raven, New York E. P. Dutton and Company Illustrated

Attractive and scarce first edition, thus edition

Hardcover Edgar Allan Poe "The Raven” Illustrated New York 1884 E. P. Dutton and Company on title page; Copyright 1883 on following page; illustrations by W. L. Taylor

Edgar Allan Poe born Edgar Poe, January 19, 1809 to October 7, 1849 was an American writer, editor, and literary critic. Poe is best known for his poetry and short stories, particularly his tales of mystery and the macabre. He is widely regarded as a central figure of Romanticism in the United States and American literature, and he was one of the country's earliest practitioners of the short story. Poe is generally considered the inventor of the detective fiction genre and is further credited with contributing to the emerging genre of science fiction. He was the first well-known American writer to try to earn a living through writing alone, resulting in a financially difficult life and career.

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