Two Tales: 'The facts in the case of Monsieur Valdemar' & 'The story of Hop-Frog'

(Chimæra Press.) POE (Edgar Allan)

Two Tales: 'The facts in the case of Monsieur Valdemar' & 'The story of Hop-Frog'

[With Six Original Lithographs by Charles Keeping.]

Description: 8/90 COPIES (from an edition of 100 copies), printed on mouldmade paper in dos-à-dos format, half-titles, title-pages and initial letters printed in red, tipped-in note at end of first tale, pp. [56], folio, original quarter vellum with sides of grey paper marbled in black and red by Helen Hutchins, backstrip lettered in black, edges untrimmed, original prospectus and manuscript note by the printer laid in, slipcase, near fine

Publication Details: Beckenham: Chimaera Press, [1986]

Notes: Keeping's lithographs are suitably morbid and grotesque; the marbling on the covers conveys a similar feel - in all, a very impressive rendering.

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Price: £650

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: [1986]

Stock Number: 65720

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