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Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Works by Edgar Allan Poe
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THE


COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS


OF


EDGAR ALLAN POE




BY JOHN H. INGRAM




PREFACE.


In placing before the public this collection of Edgar Poe's poetical
works, it is requisite to point out in what respects it differs from,
and is superior to, the numerous collections which have preceded it.
Until recently, all editions, whether American or English, of Poe's
poems have been 'verbatim' reprints of the first posthumous collection,
published at New York in 1850.

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