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    The True First Edition of Melville's Billy Budd

    Herman Melville. Billy Budd and Other Prose Pieces. Edited by Raymond Weaver. London: Constable and Company, Ltd., 1924. Volume XIII of the Standard Edition of the Works of Herman Melville. The true first edition of Billy Budd, Foretopman, as well as eleven other shorter prose works. One of 750 copies printed. Octavo. viii, 399, [1, blank] pages. Publisher's full blue cloth, boards double-ruled and elaborately paneled in blind, spine paneled in blind and lettered in gilt. Minor rubbing to binding, corners a bit bumped. Near fine. BAL 13682.

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    April, 2013
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