The Museum Collection

Al Aaraaf, Tamerlane, and Minor Poems

ID #: 447a
Creator: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1829
Format: book
Source: Gift of John W. Robertson
Collection: Poe Foundation, Inc.
Publisher: Hatch and Dunning
Place of Publication: Baltimore
Publish Date: 1829


Only 18 copies remain of Poe's second book, which was his first book to be distributed. It was published shortly after Poe had hired a substitute to serve in his place in the United States Army in order to allow Poe to enter the United States Military Academy at West Point.