Le Corbeau. The Raven
Poe, Edgar (Allan); Translated by Stéphane Mallarmé , Édouard Manet(illus.)
Publisher: The Library of Congress; The Easton Press
Date Published: 1995
Edition: Facsimile edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 43078
Tall slim folio [53 cm] 1/4 blue leather with blue marbled paper over boards, raised bands, and a gilt stamped title and embellishments on the spine. The title page is printed in red and black. Very good plus, with minimal rubbing at the corners of the covers. There is a small ding along the bottom edge of the front cover, and there are a couple of small stains on the illustrated tissue guard and title page. With the Raven bookplate on the front pastedown. Publisher's prospectus laid in.
Part of the Treasures of the Library of Congress series. An authorized reproduction of the original 1875 volume in the Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress (one of only 150 copies known to exist in the world). Illustrated by Édouard Manet. Photographic reproduction of number 65 in an edition limited to 240, also reproducing the signatures of the illustrator and translator.