The Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present for 1842 (contains Poe's "Eleonora")
by Poe, Edgar Allan; Mrs. Sigourney, Charles West Thomson, Catharine E. Beecher, Park Benjamin, et al. (contributors)
Philadelphia: Carey & Hart, 1841. First Edition. 12mo. viii, , 18-322 pp. + 6 pp. of advertisements. Illustrated with frontispiece, engraved title, and six engraved plates with tissue guards (foxed throughout). Original publisher's tan leather binding, large central and corner ornaments gilt, a.e.g. Signed "S Moore Binder Phil." Binding sympathetically refurbished. SIGNED mid-19th century deluxe American publisher's binding by S. Moore, ornately gilt stamped. Contains the first appearance in print of Poe's "Eleonora."
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