Author:Melville, Herman


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By: Melville, Herman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Oxford, Limited editions club: 1961

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 001673

Condition: Near Fine

This is a beautiful classic published by The Limited Editions Club. The book is near fine with a tiny corner chip to the two tops (left and right) of the spine. You really have to look for them. The slipcase is also Very Good with just a touch of soiling from handling and some yellowing from age. There is some fading to the spine. All-in-all I would rate this book at very good to near fine. The title of this book, a sequel to Melville's Typee, was borrowed from the native dialect of the Marquesas Islands. The word signifies a person who wanders, like Melville, from island to island. Melville w... View more info

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Billy Budd and Benito Cereno

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York, Limited editions club: 1965

Edition: 1st Thus

Inscription: . Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 002978

Condition: Near Fine

This Limited Editions Club classic contains two short novels by the great Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick. The book is in Fine condition but there are couple of tiny, virtually invisible spots of soiling on the spine. as is the slipcase. The slipcase has dusting to the bottom panel. Its spine is sunned and it shows light wear in the form of small scratches or spots. there are very few of them.. There were only 1500 copies of this book produced of which this is number 902. It is signed by the Illustrator. The volume was printed by A. Colish in 1965 at Mount Vernon, New York. The volume is ... View more info

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White Jacket - Northwestern- Newberry

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Northwestern-Newberry: 1970

Edition: 1st/2nd Printing

Seller ID: 005139

Condition: Very Good

This Hard cover copy of 'White Jacket' is published by Northwestern University Press and is considered to be the authoritive edition of this great novel by Herman Melville. The book contains much bibliographic information regarding the first edition of White Jacket. There is a 96 page editiorial appendix at the rear of the volume. This book is for people who really want specific information on the books that they read. It also contains the full text of White Jacket. There are a couple of library stamps scattered through the book and one on the top-edge. The rear free endpaper is missing, proba... View more info