Tales of Mystery and Imagination Complete & Unabridged by Edgar Allan Poe is a 230-page hardcover published by Octopus Books Limited, this copy first published in the US in 1987. The dust jacket has mind rubbing to the surface. Inside, there is some minor water damage towards the back of the book on the pages. There is a crack in the binding along the inner hinge and free endpaper, but the rest of the binding is solid. The pages have some tanning. The condition is fair.
Edgar Allan Poe is the acknowledged master of the macabre, creating haunting images of gothic horror unparalleled in sending shivers down the spine. This selection of his greatest tales includes such classics as "The Tell-Tale Heart," "The Pit and the Pendulum," and "The Murders in the Rue Morgue," one of the first ever detective stories.ISBN: 0-7064-3016-6