New York: Wiley and Putnam, 1845.
First edition, first printing of "The Raven" by Edgar Allan Poe, printed on pp. 143 under the pseudonym "Quarles." Bound in contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards; bound without portrait frontis at title page. Binding worn and toned. textblock stained at bottom edge and with a small area of staining and chipping to top edge. Pages browned and foxed. This volume also includes Poe's story "Some Words with a Mummy" (pp. 363-370), and his poems "The Valley of Unrest" and "The City in the Sea" (pp. 392-3), which unlike "The Raven," appear under Poe's name. Item #140942214