24 May 2009

Poe: Father of Scientifiction!

This year is the 200th anniversary of the birth of Edgar Allan Poe (born 19 January 1809) and here in his honor is a scan of an advertisement from the October 1928 issue of Hugo Gernsback's Science and Invention magazine (click on the image to see it full size):


(Fun typo: The description calls Poe "the greatest literary genus [sic] that America has ever produced".)

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