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Israfel : The Life and Times of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Allen, Hervey

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Farrar & Rinehart: 1934

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 17269

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


748 pages; 8vo (8.75") 23 cm; Hardcover, pale ivory-white cloth, black and gilt lettering and decor, black and gilt silhouette on front, [xix] + 748 pages, index, tons of footnotes, 9 appendixes, 92 b/w photos and facsimiles on glossy plates, with detailed captions. ; Exhaustive, definitive biography of the great short story, detective, horror and science fiction writer of Boston and Baltimore. Originally publishd in 2 vols in 1926. This is a slightly revised 1-vol edition, 1934. ; Gilt shows a touch of rubbing. Otherwise no visible defects to book. Some pages unopened. Lacks jacket. View more info