Author:Poe, Edgar Allan; Krutch, Joseph Wood

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (Masterpieces of American Literature)

By: Poe, Edgar Allan; Krutch, Joseph Wood

Price: $45.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1957

Seller ID: 2278054

Condition: Near Fine


1957 Full-Leather. xvi, 267, [1] pp. 8vo. Black full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, silk moire endpapers, ribbon marker bound in. Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch, illustrations by Rene Clark. Poe found the germ of the story he would develop into Arthur Gordon Pym in 1836 in a newspaper account of the shipwreck and subsequent rescue of the two men on board. Published in 1838, this rousing sea adventure follows New England boy, Pym, who stows away on a whaling ship with its captain's son, Augustus. The two boys repeatedly find themselves on the brink of death or discove... View more info