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Historia extraordinarias

TitleHistoria extraordinarias

AuthorEdgar Allan Poe

Editing placeBarcelona

EditorialDaniel Cortezo y Cª.

Year1887

IllustratorFernando Xumetra Ragull

Edition typeAnthology (translation)

TranslatorEnrique Leopoldo de Verneuil

LanguageSpanish

LibraryF. G. M.

Volumes1

Number of pages372

Size (in cms)20,5 x 13,5

Works included
A Descent into the Maelström
Edgardo Poe. Su vida y sus obras
Ligeia
Metzengerstein
The Black Cat
The Cask of Amontillado
The Gold-Bug
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Unparalleled Adventure of one Hans Pfaall
William Wilson

Works illustrated
A Descent into the Maelström
Edgardo Poe. Su vida y sus obras
Ligeia
Metzengerstein
The Black Cat
The Cask of Amontillado
The Gold-Bug
The Murders in the Rue Morgue
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Unparalleled Adventure of one Hans Pfaall
William Wilson

Bibliographic references

DescriptionFirst illustrated edition in Spain of Poe's tales. Title with a selection of eleven stories by 'Edgardo Poe' included in the eminent collection 'Biblioteca Arte y Letras' edited with great luxury by Daniel Cortezo.
Fernando [Ferran] Xumetra Ragull designed thirty-eight vignettes and full-page illustrations, including an allegorical portrait of Poe.
Cover designed and engraved by Frances Jorba Curtils. Edges decorated in red and back cover with the publisher's emblem: a ship with the word 'Ars' on the sail surrounded by the legend 'Ad augusta per angusta' (Towards success through difficulties). One of the first books in Spain to use photomechanical systems for the reproduction of illustrations.
It includes Carlos Baudelaire's (Charles Baudelaire's) prologue 'Edgardo Poe. Su vida y sus obras'.

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