Tales of Mystery and the Imagination
Poe, Edgar Allan , Harry Clarke(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: Tudor Publishing Co.
Date Published: 1933
Book Id: 37557
412pp. Quarto [27 cm] Black cloth with an illustrated paper label on the front cover. Publisher's black top stain. Black endpapers. Good only. The extremities are rubbed, particularly the rear cover. The rear cover is also a bit moisture stained, and has three small gouges. The underlying boards are revealed at two of the corners of the covers. The text block is cracked at the half title page, and again at pp. 160 and 248. The tipped in illustration at p. 174 is a little creased. The pages are tanned. Complete. All plates present.
With color and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke, a prominent figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement. The first version, which was published in 1919 only had monotone illustrations. Another edition with 8 colour plates and more than 24 monotone images was published in 1923.