Edgar Allan Poe -- The Man: The Master: The Martyr -- Portraits. Oliver LEIGH.

Edgar Allan Poe -- The Man: The Master: The Martyr -- Portraits.

Chicago: The Frank M. Morris Co., 1906. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Blue cloth with gilt lettering. 80pp. Two frontispiece, full-pages plates, illustration. Very good. Faint edgewear, else internally tight and near fine; 1914 ownership signature on front flyleaf. Item #44166

A handsome first edition of this slim oddball study, first volume in "The Dilettante Series." Notes on the various Poe portraits, commentary, essay, tribute, etc. Unusual double frontispiece ("The Transposable Portrait") with top likeness intentionally slit top to bottom to allow reader to superimpose these differing head-and-shoulder portraits by Leigh in different ways.

Price: $50.00

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