Charles River Collectables

Pre Civil War

p1922  The Raven - Publisher's Proof Page.

p1922  Enlarged Signature.

Possibly Edgar A. Poe's most famous poem. There were various "The Raven" publishers starting 1845 and continuing to today. This proof sheet was submitted to the "The American Review" and was published in its February 1845 issue under the pseudonym "Quarles". Later publications used Poe's name.