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The Borzoi Poe. The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

TitleThe Borzoi Poe. The Complete Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe

AuthorEdgar Allan Poe

Editing placeNew York

EditorialAlfred A. Knopf


IllustratorEdward McKnight Kauffer

Edition typeAnthology (English)





Number of pages1092

Size (in cms)24,3 x 16

Works included
[Catholic] Hymn
A Descent into the Maelström
A Dream (Poem)
A Dream within a Dream
A Predicament
A Sucession of Sundays (Three Sundays in a Week)
A Tale of Jerusalem
A Tale of the Ragged Mountains
A Valentine
Al Aaraaf
An enigma
Annabel Lee
Bridal Ballad ('Song of the Newly-Wedded')
Charles Dickens [Review of The Old Curiosity Shop and other Tales and Master Humphrey’s Clock]
Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences
Dream Land
Epimanes (Four Beasts in One)
Evening Star
Exordium [to Critical Notes]
For Annie
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [Longfellow´s Ballads]
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [Mr. Longfellow, Mr. Willis and the American Drama]
King Pest. A Tale Containing an Allegory
Landor´s Cottage
Letter to B---
Life in Death (The Oval Portrait)
Loss of Breath
Mellonta Tauta
Mesmeric Revelation
MS. Found in a Bottle
Nathaniel Hawthorne [Review of Twice-Told Tales]
Never Bet the Devil your Head (a Tale with a Moral)
Politian (Scenes from). An Unpublished Drama
Preface to The Raven and Other Poems
Review of Lambert A. Wilmer´s The Quacks of Helicon
Review of The Culprit Fay (Joseph Rodman Drake) and Alnwick Castle (Fitz-Greene Halleck)
Shadow - A Parable
Silence - A Fable
Some Words with a Mummy
Song (I Saw Thee on thy Bridal Day)
Sonnet – Silence
Sonnet – To Science
Spirits of the Dead
The Angel of the Odd
The Assignation
The Balloon Hoax
The Bells
The Black Cat
The Business Man
The Cask of Amontillado
The City in the Sea
The Coliseum
The Colloquy of Monos and Una
The Conqueror Worm
The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion
The Devil in the Belfry
The Domain of Arnheim
The Duc de L’Omelette
The Elk
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Gold-Bug
The Happiest Day
The Haunted Palace
The Imp of the Perverse
The Island of the Fay
The Lake -- To-
The Literary Life of Thingum Bob, Esq (Late Editor of the "Goosethingumfoodle")
The Man of the Crowd
The Man that was Used Up
The Masque of the Red Death
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Mystery of Marie Roget. A Sequel to ‘The Murders in the Rue Morgue’
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Oblong Box
The Philosophy of Composition
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Poetic Principle
The Power of Words
The Premature Burial
The Psyche Zenobia (How to Write a Blackwood Article)
The Purloined Letter
The Rationale of Verse
The Raven
The Sleeper
The Spectacles
The Sphinx
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade
The Unparalleled Adventure of one Hans Pfaall
The Valley of Unrest
Thou Art the Man
To Elmira
To F... S S. O... D (To Frances S. Osgood)
To F[rances]
To Helen
To Helen Whitman
To M – (“I heed not”)
To M. L. S. (To Mary Louise Shew)
To Marie Louise
To My Mother (Sonnet – To My Mother)
To One in Paradise
To the River [Po]
To Zante (Sonnet — To Zante)
Von Kempelen and his Discovery
Why the Little Frenchman Wears his Hand in a Sling
William Cullen Bryant
William Wilson
X-ing a Paragrab

Works illustrated
Landor´s Cottage
The Cask of Amontillado
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Raven
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade

Bibliographic references

Description“The Borzoi Poe.” First edition composed of two volumes containing 68 tales and 47 poems; also to 13 critical essays, a selection from “Marginalia” and the novel “The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.” Introduction and explanatory notes by Arthur Hobson Quinn. Compilation, fixation of the texts and biographical notes by Edward H. O'Neill.
It has 12 color illustrations (counting the frontispieces of each volume) and various line drawings by E. McKnight Kauffer, among which are 4 portraits of Poe.
Binding in blue cloth cardboard, with the author's name engraved in gold. The two volumes are in a box that on its cover reproduces one of the illustrations used inside.

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