The works of Herman Melville. Herman Melville.

Contains the first edition of Billy Budd

The works of Herman Melville

London, Bombay, Sydney: Constable and Co., Ltd, 1922-24. Edition limited to 750 copies (this, no. 460), signed by the publisher with initials, 16 volumes, 8vo, title pages printed in blue and black, original blue cloth, gilt-lettered spines; several spines unevenly sunned, bookseller's description tipped to front free endpaper of volume I, else near fine. BAL 13680, 13682 (Billy Budd) and 13683 (Poems). Contains the first printed appearance of Billy Budd as well as 14 other poems, fragments, etc. Item #52320

Price: $6,200.00

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