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1 Poe, Edgar Allan;(Browning) Barrett, Elizabeth B.; Holmes, Oliver Wendell; Herbert, Henry William et al. Stephens, Ann S. (editor) Ladies' National Magazine. Volume IV. July to December 1843 Inclusive. Bound With: Godey's Lady's Book March 1844; Graham's Magazine January 1844; Graham's Magazine November 1844; Godey's Lady's Book February, 1845 Thousand-and-Second Tale Scheherazade
Philadelphia Various Publishers no Half-Leather Poor No Jacket 
Charles J. Peterson et al., publishers. Philadelphia: 1843-1845. Half leather with marbled boards. A bound volume of different 'Lady's' magazines, containing the bound volume of July through December 1843 of the Ladie's National Magazine, as well as various single issues of Godey's Lady's Book (March 1844 and February 1845) and Graham's Magazine (January and November of 1844). These are not bound consecutively but appear after volume IV of the Ladies' National Magazine. With various plates, including several color fashion plates included with the Ladies' Magazine and Godey's Book. NO original wraps or ads included with any issue. Two plates MISSING from the Ladies' National Magazine, although all fashion plates are present, some misbound. 3 fashion plates not colored although indicated that they should be in the contents. Of note in the various volumes is 'The Thousand-and-Second Tale of Scheherazade,' by Edgar Allan Poe (Godey's Lady's Book, February 1845); "The Lady's Yes" by Elizabeth B. Barrett (Browning) [Graham's Magazine January 1844]; 'Terpsichore' by Oliver Wendell Holmes in the same issue; and a poem by Henry William Herbert. The November 1844 issue of Graham's contains a brief article on an Elkhorn Pyramid on the Upper Missouri, with a plate included. With fashion plates included for the various Godey's Lady's Books. POOR/FAIR condition. Leather backstrip effectively DETACHED, with the lower 3 inches MISSING. Covers very weakly attached. The first few leaves of the book tenuously hanging on by a thread. Two leaves of illustrations DETACHED and laid in at the middle of the book. Moderate scuffing and general fading to the boards, with some soiling. Extremities scuffed and worn. Scattered foxing, soiling and staining throughout the interior, moderate to heavy in a few places. Text block shaken but intact, except for the above noted sections. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 Poe, Edgar Allan et al. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. XLVIII. No. 4
New York The Century Co 1894 no Original Wraps Good 
With black and white illustrations throughout. A magazine featuring various articles on travel, art, literature, etc. Of note in this issue is a collection of letters written by Edgar Allan Poe to various people in the South, including John P. Kennedy-his first patron-and J.K. Paulding. This collection also features responses to Poe and reflect his life at a time of emerging success. Also notable in this issue are two essays arguing for and against women's suffrage, as well as a piece detailing Dr. Morton's discovery of anesthesia. In GOOD+ condition. Minor to moderate browning to the wraps, heavier along the extremities. Minor soiling. Minor chipping and tearing along the extremities, with light creasing to the wraps. Previous owner's small label on the center front cover. Light browning to the interior. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Poe, Edgar Allan; Dickens, Charles, Riis, Jacob A. et al The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine. Vol. XLVIII. No. 5. September 1894.
New York The Century Co 1894 no Original Wraps Good 
With black and white illustrations throughout. A magazine featuring various articles on travel, art, literature, etc. Of note in this issue is a collection of letters written by Edgar Allan Poe while in Philadelphia. This also includes letters from Charles Dickens, as well letters to Longfellow and others. Also of note in this issue is a piece by Jacob A. Riis advocating for playgrounds at schools. In GOOD+ condition. Minor to moderate browning to the wraps, heavier along the extremities. Minor soiling. Minor chipping and tearing along the extremities, with light creasing to the wraps. Previous owner's small label on the center front cover, with the last name in ink at the upper front cover. Light browning to the interior. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Poe, Edgar Allan; Alger, Horatio et al. The Illustrated News. Volume 1, Numbers 2 through 26. January 8- June 25th 1853.
New York P.T. Barnum and H.D. Beach, Publishers 1853 no Half-Leather Fair No Jacket 
Marbled boards with leather binding.416 pages. A bound volume of this journal/newspaper founded and first published by P.T. Barnum. This work contains news and articles on items of interest from around the world and the United States. Of note is a four part reprint of Edgar Allan Poe's work on autography and the meanings behind signatures (abridged and rearranged) and a short poem by Horatio Alger, Welcome to May. A map of Mecilla Valley, a disputed territory around the area of New Mexico, and of which the Gadsden Purchase centered around, is present. This is accompanied by a short article relating details of the dispute (p. 357). Also of interest are articles, with illustrations, on various ship and train wrecks, Ericsson's caloric engine for use in ships, articles on California gold, the second Grinnell expedition in the Arctic, the Baltimore and Ohio railway and Pettibone's tunnel, the Naval Academy in Maryland, Japan, shad fishing, clipper ships and Vanderbilt steam yacht, Scuba divesr and apparatus (p. 236), Arthur Spring the Philadelphia murderer, Baltimore shot works (p. 241), an African church in Cincinnati, Parisian mantilla fashions, as well as other Parisian fashions (p. 308 and others), The New York hippodrome (p. 313), a railway calamity in Norwalk, CT (p. 333), Paterson railroad accident, Parisian electric clock (p. 341), Sicard's scuba apparatus (p. 365), custom house in Charleston, SC (p. 373), a map of Central Park in New York (p. 409). In FAIR condition. Binding very worn along the spines, with the covers mostly detached and the leather backstrip torn and lifting away in several places. Moderate to heavy scuffing to the covers and extremities. Minor soiling and uneven fading. First two pages of the book very creased and wrinkled. Pages 173/4 269/70 and 401/2 are MISSING, with pages 259/60 LOOSE and laid in. Pages 395-98 have a large horizontal tear at the center of the page. Large pencil scribbles on the first blank endpaper, with a scribble to an illustration in the book. Text block solid but weakened, with a few minor tears, minor scattered dampstains and scattered minor soiling. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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