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Title: Morning on the Wissahiccon Title Record # 867010
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
Date: 1843-00-00
Type: ESSAY [non-genre]
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN
Language: English
Note:
  • A non-genre sketch: the narrator floats in a skiff on a pretty stream called the Wissahiccon and ruminates on the changes for the worse which humans have made to its natural beauty, culminating in seeing an elk and being disappointed to find that it is a pet.
  • First published in the summer of 1843 in The Opal: A Pure Gift for the Holy Days, as an accompaniment to an engraving depicting an elk.
  • See the notes here and this OCR scan.
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Other Titles

Variant Titles Translations
Year Title
1894
  • Title changed in an 1844 letter to Lowell; first published under this title in The Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Vol. 2: Tales in 1894-1895.
  • See the notes here.
The Elk
Year Language Title
1974Translated by Elga Abramowitz
German Ein Morgen auf dem Wissahiccon
1993Translated by Heide Steiner
German Morgen auf dem Wissahiccon

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1908-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #336)     527
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Stories 1961-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Digit Books R461 2/6 156
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1962-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & E. P. Dutton (Everyman's Library #1336)   6/6 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1963-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent & Sons (Everyman's Library #1336) 1336 6/6 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Robin Jacques Checkmark
Tales of Mystery and Imagination 1971-03-00 Edgar Allan Poe J. M. Dent (Everyman's Library #1336) 0-460-01336-X £0.50 xii+
527
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Smythe Checkmark
Erzählungen 1974-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Rütten & Loening (Bibliothek der Weltliteratur)   M 9.30 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Erzählungen 1978-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Rütten & Loening (Bibliothek der Weltliteratur)   M 9.30 518
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
More Tales of Unknown Horror 1979-01-00 ed. Peter Haining New English Library 0-450-04229-4 £0.80 140
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tony Masero Checkmark
The Third Book of Unknown Tales of Horror 1980-01-00 ed. Peter Haining Sidgwick & Jackson 0-283-98584-4 £5.95 175
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth  
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1984-08-01 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $27.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Die Morde in der Rue Morgue 1993-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe Insel (Insel Taschenbuch #1529) 3-458-33229-4 DM 19.80 387
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Max Ernst Checkmark
Edgar Allan Poe: Poetry and Tales 1994-00-00 Edgar Allan Poe The Library of America (The Library of America #19) 0-940450-18-6 $37.50 1408
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
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