Herman Melville

Herman Melville (August 1, 1819 – September 28, 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. His best known works include Typee (1846), and his whaling novel Moby-Dick (1851).
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Billy Budd and Other Stories 9781853267499 by Herman Melville by Herman Melville
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Melvilles short stories are masterpieces. The best are to be appreciated on more than one level and those presented here are rich with symbolism and spiritual depth. Set in 1797 Billy Budd Foretopman exploits the tension of this period during the war between England and France to create a tale of satanic treachery tragedy and great pathos that explores human relationships and the inherently ambiguous nature of manmade justice. Tales such as Bartleby Benito Cereno The Lightning Rod Man Th  read more
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Moby Dick 9781849435109 by Herman Melville by Herman Melville
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Nantucket. 1851. Centre of a whaling industry that transformed blubber into the oils and candles that lit the world. Its there that a schoolmaster called Ishmael arrives to ship on a whaleboat. He enrols under Ahab Captain of the Pequod a man bent on destroying the white whale that lost him his leg. Certain the destruction of his nemesis will slake his thirst Ahabs singleminded pursuit of MobyDick consumes Ishmael the crew and the Pequod itself. The spirit and atmosphere of Herman Me  read more
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Bartleby, the Scrivener (Dodo Press) by Herman Melville
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Moby-Dick (Vintage Classics) by Herman Melville
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Redburn (English Library) by Herman Melville
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Mardi and a Voyage Thither, Volume I (Dodo Press): 1 by Herman Melville
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Moby Dick (Wordsworth American Classics) by Herman Melville
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This work tells the story of an extremely cunning and fearsome whale which becomes the focus of fear and superstition among its pursuers. The one-legged Captain Ahab of the whaler Peqoud takes the reader deeper and deeper into the realm of obsessive revenge and monomania.  read more
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Bartleby (Penguin 60s) by Herman Melville
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Typee by Herman Melville
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1950. 277 pages. Green pictorial dust jacket and cloth boards with gilt lettering. Owner's inscription to front endpaper. Good clean pages with bright copy and firm binding. Light foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Boards are mildly rub worn, with some light shelf wear to spine, edges and corners, corners are bumped. Slight crushing to spine ends. Light wear to dust jacket with tears, nicks and creases to spine, edge and corners. With some tanning to spine and edges.  read more
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Moby Dick by Herman Melville
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1998. Folio. 515 pages. No dust jacket, Folio edition with slipcase. Decorated boards in a blue slipcase. Mild age toning within,but neat and clean. Some softening to spine ends. Slipcase has a few marks and knocks to edges with considerable handling wear.  read more
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Billy Budd and Typee by Herman Melville
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1962. 405 pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues may exist such as shelf wear, inscriptions, light foxing and tanning.  read more
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