Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" - the pop-up book edition


Originally published at: http://boingboing.net/2016/09/19/edgar-allan-poes-the-raven.html
Pop-up book veterans David Pelham and Christopher Wormell have collaborated on a just-in-time-for-ween edition of Edgar Allen Poe’s magnificent torch, 1845’s The Raven.


Then, methought, the air grew denser, perfumed from an unseen censer
Swung by Seraphim whose foot-falls tinkled on the tufted floor.

I had an English professor who spent a lot of time berating Poe and he especially liked to hammer these two lines. “No one’s feet tinkle!” he said. “Not even if they’re wearing Reeboks!”

I’d like to see how the Seraphim with tinkling footfalls are illustrated.


The Raven Pops Up!

I’d Google “feet tinkle” to find a counterexample, but I just know I’ll be taken to a million and one fetish sites.


reminds me of my favorite from the cask of amontillado pop-up


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