New York: Geo. P. Putnam, Of Late Firm of "Wiley & Putnam," 155 Broadway, 1848. First edition of the last book by Poe published in his lifetime. 12mo. 143 pp. 16-page publisher's catalogue at rear. BAL 16153. Binding A (no review of Eureka in the ads). Front endpaper replaced, faint signs of bookplate removal from front pastedown, rather persistent foxing through the text; still a very good copy, the cloth quite clean and bright. Original black cloth (joints with several short splits, with some professional repair, a little wear to spine ends, including a small chip at the head), gilt spine title. Housed in a custom brown quarter-morocco and cloth slipcase, with chemise, gilt spine title. (9770). Item #62003

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