Title: The Works of Edgar Allan Poe (6 volumes, complete)
Author: Edgar Allan Poe, Richard Henry Stoddard (intro & memoir)
Publisher: Routledge & Sons, 1896. The scarce Fordham Edition, extremely scarce with all volumes complete and present.
Condition: Hardcover, teal cloth, with gilt decoration on spine. In good condition for its age, exterior with some wear, interior with some foxing, but all volumes firmly bound. Shipping overseas will cost quite a bit extra. Total of 3,300+ pages of biographical notes, tales, poems, secondary writings, etc.
Volume I: The Genius of Poe; Life of Poe; Poetic Principle; Rationale of Verse; and Poems (also includes the introductory essays by J. R. Lowell and N. P. Willis, as well as Poe’s “Cryptography”; “Pinakidia”; “Some Secrets of the Magazine Prison-House”; “Anastatic Printing”; and “Fifty Suggestions” as well as facsimiles of personal letters)
Volume II: Tales (“Hans Pfaall,” etc., through “The Tell-Tale Heart”)
Volume III: Tales (“The Domain of Arnheim,” etc., through “Narrative of A. Gordon Pym”)
Volume IV: Tales (“The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether,” etc., through “Some Words with a Mummy.” Also includes Review of Stephen’s “Arabia Petraea”; “Magazine-Writing — Peter Snook”; Wilmer’s “The Quacks of Helicon — A Satire”; and Irving’s “Astoria”)
Volume V: Eureka, Marginalia, A Chapter on Autographs, and Literati (George Bush through Mary E. Hewitt) (also includes “Philosophy of Composition.” “A Chapter on Autographs” includes the material from Graham’s Magazine, with the two installments and the “Appendix of Autographs”)
Volume VI: Literati (Richard Adams Locke through Charles Dickens) (also includes “Letter to B—”)
499, 575, 536, 571, 571, and 576 pages.