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The Young Edgar Allan Poe - Lettice Cooper

Max Parrish, 1964, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper very slightly rubbed at the edges.

From the cover: “Papa doesn’t want me to learn poetry — thus the five-year-old Edgar Allan Poe to his foster-mother, Frances Allan. Edgar’s own parents had died when he was tiny, and although his foster parents were devoted to him, and wanted the very best for him, this attitude towards his love of poetry persisted throughout his boyhood. In this movingly written account of the poet’s early years, Lettice Cooper shows how his determination to write became stronger than anything else in him, until in the end he was forced to break completely with his foster-parents in order to begin properly what he knew was the only life for him.”
Illustrator: William Randell
Size: 8" x 5¼"
Series: Young Peoples
Number of Pages: 135