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Billy Budd, John Lehmann edition

Contributed by Stephen Coles on Jul 9th, 2015. Artwork published in .
    Billy Budd, John Lehmann edition
    Source: http://digitalcollections.nypl.org The New York Public Library Digital Collections. License: All Rights Reserved.

    Despite Playbill’s contemporary associations with the Wild West, the ropes on this cover don’t refer to cowboys, but rather to seafaring, the subject of this Melville tale. 

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    • Playbill
    • Alternate Gothic
    • unidentified typeface

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