Notes: A spectacular edition of Poe's classic mystery tales, illustrated and signed by Arthur Rackham.
Illustrated with a mounted color frontispiece, 11 inserted mounted color plates, 17 full-page black-and-white illustrations, and decorated endpapers. This edition is bound in full paper vellum, stamped in gilt (including a sword-waving skeleton on the front cover), and housed in a paper slipcase with a paper label on the spine.
8 by 10-1/2 inches. This is one of 460 signed copies.
Edition + Condition: First printing of this illustrated edition. A stunningly fine copy in the very scarce slipcase, which has some splitting to the joints. This is copy 356 of 460, signed by Rackham.
Publication: London: George C. Harrap & Co., 1935.
Item No: #361008