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BILLY BUDD AND BENETO CERENO. With an introduction by Maxwell Geismar and paintings by Robert Shore.

by Melville, Herman

Condition: Fine


Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, New York: 1965., 1965. pp. xv, 176. Illustrated with casein paintings by Robert Shore, printed by Holyoke Lithograph Company; designed by Eugene Ettenberg; printed by A. Colish; set in monotype Bell; white Mohawk antique paper. Inked ownership of Jefford F. Oller on front fly leaf. 7 1/1 x 10 7/8 inches. Bound by Russell-Rutter Company in full white sailcloth with spine hubs, stamped in black leaf. Original slip case, white sailcloth and green paper sides and spine title label. Bottom edge slightly soiled. Fifteen hundred copies have been made, of which this is copy number 420 and it is signed by the illustrator, Robert Shore (b. 1924). Fine. Fine Books from the Limited Editions Club make great gifts. SHELF W89. Signed by Illustrator(s). Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Fine.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 637A37
  • Title: BILLY BUDD AND BENETO CERENO. With an introduction by Maxwell Geismar and paintings by Robert Shore.
  • Author: Melville, Herman
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Printed for the Members of the Limited Editions Club, New York: 1965.
  • Date published: 1965
  • Keywords: LITERATURE; ART; ARTIST; ILLUSTRATION; COLOR; DESIGN; PRESS BOOK; BINDING; TYPOGRAPHY; SIGNED; LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB; LEC; GIFT; FINE PRESS; HERMAN ME LVILLE; BILLY BUDD; BENITO CERENO; ROBERT SHORE
  • Bookseller catalogs: FINE PRESS; NAVAL;


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