Hardcover Book, Herman Melville, John Freeman, Biography, Reference, English Men of Letters
A wonderful book entitled Herman Melville by John Freeman. This is part of the English Men of
Herman Melville (1819 – 1891) was an American novelist, short story writer, and poet of the American Renaissance period. Among his best-known works are Moby-Dick (1851); Typee (1846), a romanticized account of his experiences in Polynesia; and Billy Budd, Sailor, a posthumously published novella. Although his reputation was not high at the time of his death, the 1919 centennial of his birth was the starting point of a Melville revival, and Moby-Dick grew to be considered one of the great American novels.
John Frederick Freeman (1880 – 1929) was an English poet and essayist, who gave up a successful career in insurance to write full-time.
7¼ x 5¼ inches
Published by The Macmillan Company -- 1926
This book is in very good condition. The binding is tight, and the pages are clean and unmarked but yellowed from age. There is a light rumple on the front cover and bending at the corners. It is missing its dust cover.
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