Harry Clarke's ambitious attempt is widely regarded as a resounding triumph. The boundaries between life and death, good and evil, one world and another. It is in these tales that Gothic fiction gains psychological tension. About this Item: London: George G. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box. From United Kingdom to U.
Valdemar; Metzengerstain; The Murders in the Rue Morgue; The Mystery of Marie Rogêt; The Purloined Letter. Illustrated endpapers, 12 full page tissue guarded colour plates, 17 full page black and white line drawings and several header and tail piece illustrations throughout. About this Item: Wordsworth Editions Ltd. Of plates : ill some col. The end was one of the best parts of the story. The truth is, I am heartily sick of this life, and of the nineteenth century in general. Part 3 is where the supernatural elements of the story come alive.
Production details: the designer is unstated. The book comes in a slipcover but my purchase did not unfortunately come with a Sandglass pamphlet. About the Author: Edgar Alan Poe 1809-1849 was an American poet, writer and literary critic who belonged to the Romantic Movement. Original Old Style serves as the main text, with English Caslon embellishments and Sylvan decorations. Text block fore-edge is a little spotted. About this Item: Weathervane Books, New York.
May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Sandglass right click and select Open in New Tab to see full size :. Which means he was brilliant, and everyone should read his work. Perhaps his most enduring works are his tales of mystery and the macabre. I bought this specifically for the illustrations by Harry Clarke. Later Printing of a 1935 Copyright.
He's one of those writers to be savoured when you have the time rather than a page turning entertainment. His works have been in print since 1827 and include such literary classics as The Tell-Tale Heart, The Raven, and The Fall of the House of Usher. Compartments fully gilt decorated and lettered. Distanciándolos se disfrutan y aprecian mucho más, hay alguno que tardaré en olvidar, es un autor que me ha sorprendido mucho. Hinges sound, text clean, and all plates present and unmarked.
Speaking of fairy tales, though I know it's not his best, I couldn't help wishing 'The Island of the Fay' was included not because it's his best story but because I think it would make for an evocative illustration. The cloth binding is of black pebble grained cloth, with gilt lettering to the spine and the upper cover. He contributed greatly to the genres of horror and science fiction and his psychologically thrilling tales earned him considerable fame during his lifetime and after his death. The pictures are flat out amazing, the detail is equally astonishing. Former owner's name on front paste-down in pencil, with inscription to endpaper.
Edgar allan poes tales of mystery and madness edgar allan poe gris grimly on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a sweet little cat drives a man to. The torture scene of 'The Pit and the Pendulum' is brought to life through a terrifying illustration of bondage, blood-thirsty rats, and what appears to be a swinging, scythe-like pendulum. Originally published in black cloth, this copy has a contemporary full black leather binding with red titling on the spine and a white skeleton figure on the upper cover with the top edge stained red and marbled endpapers - a very attractive effort. Dust jacket, lightly rubbed, with three-inch tear to front panel, offered in protective mylar cover. The museum was a creepy place, as you might imagine, with a lot of dark wood and eerie pictures and a strange garden that seemed to be in permanent shadow. Lawrence was any close to right about his predicament I wouldn't have liked to be in Mr. Captioned tissue guards present to all colour plates.
About this Item: Everyman's Library, 2017. Edgar Allan Poe foca-se nos distúrbios que ocupam as nossas mentes e nas inevitáveis consequências nas nossas vidas. None have more than four or five colors and I believe I counted ten color illustrations in all. A new iteration with eight colour plates was published in 1923. The pictures are evocative of the 19th century though per the back of the title pages it states that Arthur Rackham's Poe work was first shown in 1935.
The truth is, I am heartily sick of this life, and of the nineteenth century in general. The predominant theme is death, but death elevated to a supernatural vividness and importance. As the title of the book says, there are many different stories in here, and admittedly, they are not all of the same caliber. Some gold flaking from title. Black Cloth with paper title plate to the front board.