SearchSearch
Search
Home
About
Collection Items
Law, Political Science, and Economics
Literature
Science, Medicine, and Mathematics
Huntington
Books as Art
Provenance
Maps and Cartography
Melville, Herman
THE PIAZZA TALES
THE PIAZZA TALES
Author: Melville, Herman
Place of Publication: New York
Publisher: Dix & Edwards
Publication Date: 1856

More Details

Melville's first collection of short stories and the only one published in his lifetime. "Bartleby, the Scrivener," "Benito Cereno," and "The Encantadas" are regarded as Melville's most significant achievements in the genre of short fiction. BAL 13669, TZ cloth brown; Wright II: 1702.

Octavo, [iv], 431, [1] pages, [7] ads. In Very Good minus condition. Bound in publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt titling and ornamentation to spine. Discoloration to front cover and spine, with most of gilt on spine still bright. Mild bumping to corners. Yellow endpapers with bookplate to front pastedown. Bookseller embossed stamp to front free endpaper. Text clean. The signature mark 14 is present. Shelved in Case 2.
Item: 1349624
THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES THE PIAZZA TALES