Omoo [SIGNED BY ENGRAVER]
Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Limited edition. Hardcover. 1/1500. Quarto. (xix), 273pp, . White cloth covered slipcase with beveled side edges, black label with light tan lettering mounted on spine. Decorative white, light grey and dark grey buckram with gilt lettering on black label at the top of the spine. Binding with beveled edges. Top of paper edges in grey.
This limited edition #87 of1500 copies hand numbered and signed by the engraver Reynolds Stone at colophon, contains b/w facsimiles of the engravings throughout. Omoo, A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas is the second book by American writer Herman Melville, first published in London in 1847, and a sequel to his first South Sea narrative Typee, also based on the author's experiences in the South Pacific.
Slipcase with light rubbing to extremities, and some smudges and minor stains to covers. Binding with a few light stains to covers and along spine. Sunning to spine. Slipcase in good, binding in good+, interior in near fine condition overall. good to near fine. Item #45191