Poems courtesy of The Elbert Hubbard Museum

Poems courtesy of The Elbert Hubbard Museum. Commentary and photos by Paul Jackson.

Poems

by Edgar Allen Poe, 1901

#35 of 100

This book measures 9" x 5 3/4" and has 54 pages. The text body is Caslon with the regular edition printed on Kelmscott handmade paper. The binding for the regular edition of this book is full suede or paper over boards with a suede backstrap. Additionally 100 copies were bound 3/4 leather or paper over boards with a suede spine and printed on Imperial Japan Vellum. The ornaments and title page design are by Samuel Warner with the typography by Andrew Andrews. All editions had the frontispiece portrait of Edgar Allan Poe on vellum and an introduction written by Michael Monahan.
This book was listed in the 1901, 1902, and 1903 catalogs and sold for $15.00

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