London & Edinburgh: T.C. & E.C. Jack, 1908. 1st ed. thus, pp.xxii, 164, b&w fronts. port of E.A. Poe, edited with introductory essay by Arthur Ransome, prev. owner's pencil inscr to ffep, front hinge starting, uncut, top edge gilt, orig dark brown, gilt ornate dec. bds, worn, chipping to upper spine, cnrs bumped, contents clean, good condition.
Rare. During a visit to Edinburgh in 1907, Arthur Ransome (author of 'Swallows and Amazons'), visited the publisher, T.C. & E.C. Jack, where he proposed to Edwin Jack a new series which would illustrate the art of storytelling. 'Stories by Poe' is the third volume in The World’s Story-tellers series. Item #95184
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