A New copy of the third and best edition

The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol I: 1824-1846 WITH Vol II: 1847-1849 ... Third Edition [Two volumes]

New York: The Gordian Press 2008. Two volumes with slipcase. Vol l: xlvii, 614 pages. Vol 2: [10], 617-1325, [2] pages. Both volumes 8vo, in publisher's maroon cloth with nice gilt lettering, in the original publisher's illustrated slipcase. No dust jackets as issued. A new set. A heavy set which will require additional postage. It will require priority shipping for international destinations. Fine. Cloth. [28806]

A fantastic resource for the scholar or Poe enthusiast. Collects all the Poe letters known to that point, with descriptions of the correspondent, sources, etc. Very nicely produced as well - high quality for years of use.

"The most comprehensive printed collection of letters written by Poe is the 2-volume set of The Collected Letters of Edgar Allan Poe (third edition) originally edited by John Ward Ostrom, and revised, expanded and corrected by Burton R. Pollin and Jeffrey A. Savoye, published by Gordian Press in October 2008. It updates and supplants the previous edition by John W. Ostrom,The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe, Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948 (reprinted, with supplemental material by Gordian Press, 1966. The supplement of the 1966 edition included new material as well as combining material published in American Literature, XXIV (November 1952), pp. 358-366 and American Literature, XXIX (March 1957), pp. 79-86. A fourth supplement was printed in American Literature, XLV, no. 4 (January 1974), pp. 513-536. All of this material has been incorporated in the third edition." (eapoe org, the Edgar Allan Poe Society of Baltimore, describing the best scholarly edition available)

Price: $95.00