The Works.London: Constable and Company Ltd, 1922-24 Stock Code: 71774
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.
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.
Title pages printed in blue and black.
A fine set.
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