Benito Cereno



London: the Nonesuch Press, 1926.

By Herman Melville with pictures by E. McKnight Kauffer. Number 1413 of 1650 copies set in Walbaum type and printed at the Curwen Press on grey Van Gelder paper with Nonesuch Press watermark. 12 X 7.75 ins. 123 pp. + Colophon. Red buckram binding with bevelled boards. Gilt spine titling. 7 full page and 3 smaller drawings in black by E. McKnight Kauffer hand-coloured through stencils (Pochoir Process) at the Curwen Press. Bookplate on front paste-down. Internally fine. Toning to free endpapers. Exterior very good with faded spine.

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