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The narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym

Author: Edgar Allan PoeJoseph Wood KrutchRené ClarkeFred AnthoensenPutois FrèresAll authors
Publisher: New York : The Heritage Press, [1955], ©1930.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away aboard a whaling ship called the Grampus. Various adventures and misadventures befall Pym, including shipwreck, mutiny, and cannibalism, before he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures further south. Docking on land, they encounter hostile black-skinned natives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Sea stories
Imaginary voyages
Bildungsromans
Marbled papers
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgar Allan Poe; Joseph Wood Krutch; René Clarke; Fred Anthoensen; Putois Frères; Anthoensen Press,; Ticonderoga Mills,; Kellogg & Bulkeley,; Russell-Rutter Company,
OCLC Number: 702329508
Notes: Half title.
Introduction by Joseph Wood Krutch.
Date of publication from Sandglass newsletter coding series 20, indicating re-issue date of 1955.
Book designed by Fred Anthoensen and printed by his company Anthoensen Press. Paper was specially created for this book at the Ticonderoga Mills in Upper New York State...Kellogg & Bulkeley in Hartford printed the plates...Binding was done by Frank Fortney in New York...Putois Frères of Paris hand-marbled the paper for the cover.--(Cf. Heritage Club Sandglass newsletter, no. II:20)
White linen quarter boards with black and white marbled papers. Black stamped spine. Edges speckled in black. In black slipcase.
Description: xvi, [2], 267 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Responsibility: by Edgar Allan Poe ; with designs by René Clarke.

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The work relates the tale of the young Arthur Gordon Pym, who stows away aboard a whaling ship called the Grampus. Various adventures and misadventures befall Pym, including shipwreck, mutiny, and cannibalism, before he is saved by the crew of the Jane Guy. Aboard this vessel, Pym and a sailor named Dirk Peters continue their adventures further south. Docking on land, they encounter hostile black-skinned natives before escaping back to the ocean. The novel ends abruptly as Pym and Peters continue towards the South Pole.

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