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Edgar Allan Poe (Jan. 19, 1809-Oct. 7, 1849)


“Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before”

Edgar Allan Poe (1909-1949)
Easthampton, MA: Cheloniidae Press, 1980

This is the first book from Alan James Robinson and his Cheloniidae Press. Text is hand-set and printed by Harold McGrath in Bruce Rogers’ 24pt. Centaur type in red and black ink. Illustrated with five etchings and two wood engravings by Alan James Robinson, who printed the etchings. Each plate is titled and signed by the artist. Laid in artists’ proof of the “Crow Quill” on the title-page and proof of the “Raven” that appears on the colophon. Bound by David Bourbeau in a specially painted dark grey paper over boards: Bird wings in black with red highlights on spine extending to front and rear panels. Housed in black cloth clamshell. Signed by the artist.

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