First edition with Arthur Rackham illustrations. Publisher's original black cloth with gilt titles and illustrations to the upper board and spine. Black top stain. Endpapers illustrated with a skeleton design. With 12 full page tissue guarded colour plates, 17 full page black and white line drawings and several header and tail piece illustrations by Arthur Rackham. A very near fine copy, the binding square and firm and the cloth fresh. The contents are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. The closed text block edge with a few foxing spots which do not intrude to the page surface.
A superb example of the exquisitely illustrated first Arthur Rackham edition of Poe's Tales.
Stock code: 18938