19. Item #89854
MELVILLE, Herman. THE WORKS OF HERMAN MELVILLE. London: Constable and Company Ltd., 1922(-1924). 15 of 16 volumes, lacking volume 13 (Blly Budd and Other Prose Pieces ). The Standard Edition, #324 of 750 sets numbered and signed on behalf of the publisher in Volume I. Octavos, all in the publisher's original blue cloth bindings: all sides decoratively blocked in blind, gilt lettering on spines, maroon coated endpapers, top edges trimmed and gilt, others untrimmed. Title-pages printed in blue and black. Bookplate to front pastedown in nine of the volumes. Some spines faintly sunned, yet attractive and near fine overall.