(Literature) 1 Vol. (Poe, Edgar A.) Burton's Gentleman's Magazine. Philadelphia, 1839. Vol. V, from July to December. Edited by William E. Burton and Edgar A. Poe. 4to, original morocco-backed boards; rubbed and worn, casing coming loose. With 5 (of 6) plates - lacking the plate for July, plate for December heavily foxed and torn - wood engraved text illustrations (including gymnastics and the game of cricket). Moderately to heavily foxed throughout, several leaves trimmed.

Contains first printings of Edgar A. Poe's "The Fall of the House of Usher," "The Man that was Used Up;" reprints of Poe's "Morella," "William Wilson," "Fairyland," "To Ianthe in Heaven," "Spirit of the Dead," and "To the River." Also includes articles and book reviews by Poe.
Poe material intact, but sold as rough copy.

Estimate $400-700

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Sold for $250 (buyer's premium included)