New York, Thomas Crowell, n.d. . Later Edition. Hardback. A charming little edition of Poe's famous short story. An early incarnation of the detective / mystery genre, the story centres on cryptography. First published in 1843 by the Dollar Newspaper on the back of a contest that Poe won. Near fine, some ageing to the boards and an owner's label to the front pastedown. A nice copy. [6454, Hyraxia Books].