1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather

1840-EDGAR-ALLAN-POE-The-Gift-WILLIAM-WILSON-1ST-PRINTING-Antique-Fine-Leather-01-vu 1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather

1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather
Up for sale is this rare antique copy of the The Gift for 1840. It contains the first printing of Edgar Allan Poe’s, William Wilson. The book also contains other pieces of literature from a variety of different authors. It is illustrated with an engraved title page and 8 other black and white engravings. It is overall in good condition with some signs of wear and age. The covers have some mild wear with a little loss to the leather at the extremities of the spine and a little bit of corner wear and edge wear. There is about an inch and half long crack towards the lower portion of the front outer leather joint and a little bit of bowing to the boards. The binding of the book is good and sound. All of the page edges are gold gilt. The interior is lightly toned from age with some foxing. There is a period name inscription to the front blank flyleaf. Along with that there may be the very occasional page with some kind of other minor imperfection such as a small chip or tear, creased page corner, light bit of soiling or grubbiness, etc. Generally though, it’s a good copy. The book measures approximately 7 1/2 inches by 5 inches. Please look at all of the photos to further note the condition. The item “1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather” is in sale since Tuesday, February 4, 2020. This item is in the category “Books\Antiquarian & Collectible”. The seller is “nevermore_antiques_and_books” and is located in Wallingford, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Year Printed: 1839
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Topic: Victorian
  • Binding: Fine Binding
  • Author: Edgar Allan Poe, Various Other Authors
  • Subject: Literature & Fiction
  • Original/Facsimile: Original
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Carey & Hart
  • Place of Publication: Philadelphia
  • Special Attributes: Engravings

1840 EDGAR ALLAN POE The Gift WILLIAM WILSON 1ST PRINTING Antique Fine Leather