Text: nonspecific material, “Copyright Notice [to volume I],” Tales of the Grotesque and Arabesque (1840), 1:2


[page 2, unnumbered:]

ENTERED according to act of Congress, in the year 1839, by EDGAR A. POE, in the clerk’s office for the eastern district of Pennsylvania.

Printed by
Haswell, Barrington, and Haswell.





Part of the original agreement with Lea and Blanchard stipulated that Poe would retain the copyrights. When Poe attempted to sell these rights to Lea and Blanchard, the publishers declined (see their letter of November 20, 1839).


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