Welcome to Peter Harrington Books

71774detail 71774 71774_1 71774_2 71774_3
71774detail
MELVILLE, Herman.

The Works.

Availability: In stock

Published: London Constable and Company Ltd, 1922-24

Stock Code: 71774

£12,500
OR On display in 100 Fulham Road

Notes

The standard edition, limited to 750 copies. The Standard Edition was published episodically, and includes, among other pieces, the first edition of the novella Billy Budd, which was discovered in manuscript among Melville's papers that year.

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

16 volumes, octavo. Attractively bound in recent in full blue morocco, double red morocco labels, spines with gilt ship motifs in compartments, gilt rules to spines and sides, top edges gilt, others uncut.

Illustrations

Title pages printed in blue and black.

Condition

A fine set.

Delivery

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200. View Full Details

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book

Peter Harrington Limited. Registered office: WSM Services Limited, Connect House, 133-137 Alexandra Road, Wimbledon, LONDON SW19 7JY.
Registered in England and Wales No:3609982 Copyright © 2018, Peter Harrington. All rights reserved.

credit cards logo