Herman Melville (3 volumes)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Library of America
Date Published: 1982-1984
Edition: First and later printings
Book Id: 39065
1333; 1436; 1478pp. Octavo [21.5 cm] Blue cloth over boards, with gilt lettering and device, double gilt ruled lines, and a black ink stamped panel on the spine. Blue and white endpapers, embellished with the publisher's device. Blue silk ribbon page markers. In cream-colored paper covered slipcases, stamped with gilt on the side panels. The books are in very good or near fine condition, and the slipcases are in very good condition, with light soiling.
Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life; Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; Mardi and a Voyage Thither; Redburn: His First Voyage; White-Jacket or The World in a Man-of-War; Moby-Dick or, The Whale; Pierre or, The Ambiguities; Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile; The Piazza Tales; The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade; Uncollected Prose; Billy Budd, Sailor.Melville's early romances about the South Seas, three masterful stories of the sea, and his late fiction.