Poe, Edgar Allan
Title Tales by Edgar Allan Poe : Limited Edition in Slipcase, 1964
Book Condition Near Fine with no dust jacket
Edition Limited Edition
Publisher Cass, W. V. : West Virginia Pulp & Paper Company; 1964
Seller ID 19939
148 pages; 4to (10") 27 cm; Hardcover, black bonded morocco leather over spine, black cloth over boards, spine lettering in gold-leaf, " Poe " embossed on front in large letters, green illustrated endpapers, 16 + 44 + 32 + 24 + 30 + 4 pages, 148 total pages, 44 b/w and monochrome illustrations reproduced from old engravings. ; Limited edition stated. Very classy promotional item for paper manufacturing company. Each story is on a different kind of paper. Book designed by Bradbury Thompson. Foreword by Jean Bradnick. Contents: 1) Gold bug. 2) Purloined letter. 3) Balloon hoax. 4) Black cat. ; No defetcts to book. No jacket, as issued. Slipcase, clad in pale gray mottled paper illustrated with lovely old engravings of bats in green ink, shows a touch of sunning.