MELVILLE, Herman.

Omoo.

Illustrated by Mead Schaeffer.

London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1926?] Stock Code: 103878
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Notes

First UK edition with the Schaeffer illustrations, first impression; originally issued in America by Dodd, Mead, who commissioned a series of classic novels with Schaeffer as illustrator, including Moby Dick, Typee, The Count of Monte Cristo, and Les Misérables.

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Description

Square octavo. Original green cloth, gilt lettered spine, front cover lettered in black and with large pictorial gilt stamp, pictorial endpapers.

Illustrations

8 colour plates by Mead Schaeffer.

Condition

Touch of foxing to edges of book block. A very nice copy.

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