Item #63949 Tales of Mystery and Imagination. Edgar Allan Poe, Harry Clarke.

Tales of Mystery and Imagination

New York: Brentano's Publishers, No date. [circa 1923]. Harry Clarke. Limited U.S. edition. Hardcover. 412pp. Quarto [27.5 cm] Black cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine, and an illustrated paper label on the front cover. Publisher's black top stain. With 8 full-page tipped in color plates. Underlying boards just beginning to peek through along the bottom edge of the front cover near the spine; front hinge a bit soft; contemporary gift inscription, dated "1929," on the title page. On copyright page: "Of this edition twenty-five hundred copies were manufactured for the United States of America." Very Good. Item #63949

With elaborate color and black and white illustrations by Harry Clarke. Harry Clarke was a book illustrator, Ireland's most renowned stained glass artist, and a prominent figure in the Irish Arts and Crafts Movement.

A lavishly expressive rendition of Poe's macabre tales.

Price: $450.00

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