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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes

TitleThe Works of Edgar Allan Poe in Five Volumes

AuthorEdgar Allan Poe

Editing placeNew York

EditorialP. F. Collier & Son


IllustratorArthur E. Becher

Edition typeAnthology (English)



LibraryBUCLM 821-8 POE wor


Number of pages371

Size (in cms)20 x 14,5

Works included
[Catholic] Hymn
A Descent into the Maelström
A Dream (Poem)
A Dream within a Dream
A Paean
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')
Death of Edgar A. Poe by N. P. Willis
Diddling Considered as One of the Exact Sciences
Dream Land
Edgar Allan Poe by James Russell Lowell
Edgar Allan Poe. An Appreciation by W. H. R.
Epimanes (Four Beasts in One)
Evening Star
For Annie
King Pest. A Tale Containing an Allegory
Landor´s Cottage
Life in Death (The Oval Portrait)
Loss of Breath
Maelzel's Chess Player
Mellonta Tauta
Mesmeric Revelation
MS. Found in a Bottle
Never Bet the Devil your Head (a Tale with a Moral)
Old English Poetry [review of ´The Book of Gems´]
Politian (Scenes from). An Unpublished Drama
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 Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar
The Fall of the House of Usher
The Gold-Bug
The Happiest Day
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 Furniture
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 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 Wilson
X-ing a Paragrab

Works illustrated
The Gold-Bug
The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym
The Pit and the Pendulum
The Raven
The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether

Bibliographic referencesGONZÁLEZ MORENO 139-140, 143; POLLIN 258 (1234)

Description"Raven Edition". It includes the preface “Edgar Allan Poe. An Appreciation” by W. H. R., the life “Edgar Allan Poe” by James Russell Lowell and the text “Death of Edgar A. Poe” by N. P. Willis.
In addition to the canonical poems, it includes other attributed poems: "Hymn to Aristogeiton and Harmodius", "To Isadore", "The Village Street" and "The Forest Reverie".
It has five frontispieces in color by the German painter Arthur E. Becher.
Volumes in black lined cardboard with illustrated cover (bust of Palas and crow).
Volumes 1 and 2 of 1903; volumes 3, 4 and 5 of 1904.
Ex libris of John Westerberg.

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