Edgar Allan Poe — “To Isaac Lea”


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Reading and Reference Texts:

Reading copy:

  • “To Isaac Lea” — reading copy

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Historical Texts:

Manuscripts and Authorized Printings:

  • Text-01 — “[To Isaac Lea]” — about May 27, 1829 — manuscript — (Mabbott text A) (the manuscript of the letter is

 

Reprints:

  • “[To Isaac Lea]” — 1941 — A. H. Quinn, Edgar Allan Poe: A Critical Biography (New York: Appleton) (pp. 138-143) (provides a transcript and a photographic facsimile of the original manuscript of the letter)
  • “[To Isaac Lea]” — October 17-18, 1944 — Parke-Bernet sale catalog (Drexel Institute) (item 199) (provides a facsimile of the first page of the manuscript of Poe’s letter)
  • “[To Isaac Lea]” — 1948 — J. W. Ostrom, The Letters of Edgar Allan Poe (Cambridge: Harvard University Press) (pp. 1:18) (provides the text in a transcript of Poe’s letter)
  • “[To Isaac Lea]” — December 7, 1954 — Sotheby‚Äôs (NY) sale catalog (Chrysler) (item 263) (provides a facsimile of the first page of the manuscript of Poe’s letter)
  • “[To Isaac Lea]” — May 1955 — House of El Dieff sale catalog (Jamacia, NY) (provides a transcription and facsimile of part of the manuscript of Poe’s letter)

 

Scholarly and Noteworthy Reprints:

  • “To Isaac Lea” — 1969 — The Collected Works of Edgar Allan Poe, vol. 1: Poems, ed. T. O. Mabbott, Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1:147)
  • “To Isaac Lea” — 1984 — Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales, Patrick F. Quinn (New York: Library of America) (p. 61) (reprints the text from Quinn, but using the title assigned by Mabbott, 1969)

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Comparative Texts:

Instream Comparative Texts:

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Plain Text Files for Juxta:

  • None

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Associated Material and Special Versions:

Miscellaneous Texts and Related Items:

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Bibliography:

  • 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 (Vol 1 Poems), Cambridge, Mass.: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1969.

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