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Edgar Allan Poe Genius in Torment

By: Jacobs, William Jay

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, McGraw-Hill: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 17517

ISBN: 0070321582

Condition: Very Good


First edition xlib in slightly wrinkled/bubbled deep purple buckram boards with tight, bright text, pocket and all pages present. Head of unclipped dj rubbed w/small chips, closed tear at foot of frt panel, two surface scratches on rear panel, NO call tag on backstrip, displays well in new mylar. 135 pp with index and b/w photo frontispiece of Poe. A solid working copy of this uncommon juvenile/young adult biography. Both despised and almost deified by his contemporary writers, Poe left a legacy of the beginnings of the American detective novel and the grotesque horror in poetry and short stor... View more info