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Louis Antoine Godey

(Born: June 6, 1804 - Died: November 29, 1878)

American publisher, bookseller and editor. When he died in 1878, his estate was valued at over $1,000,000.

Louis Antoine Godey

Criticism (Texts and Variant Texts)
  • Notice from "Autography"
    • "L. A. Godey" ("A Chapter on Autography") — December 1841 — Graham's Magazine

  • L. A. Godey to E. A. Poe - July 17 1846 (?)  (envelope only)

  • Heartman, Charles F. and James R. Canny, A Bibliography of First Printings of the Writings of Edgar Allan Poe, Hattiesburg, MS: The Book Farm, 1943.
  • Mabbott, Thomas Ollive, ed., The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe (Vols 2-3 Tales and Sketches), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1978. (Second printing 1979)
  • Sewell, Edward H., Jr., "Louis A. Godey," DLB, 73:139-145
  • Thomas, Dwight and David K. Jackson, The Poe Log: A Documentary Life of Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849, Boston: G. K. Hall & Sons, 1987.
  • Wilson, James Grant and John Fiske, eds., Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1889, 2:668

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