A Perfect Prodigy: Melville on the Birth of Malcolm
by Herman Melville
Previously unpublished letter of Herman Melville’s. Published by the New York Public Library and the Press at Colorado College. Bembo type printed on papers handmade by Tom Leech. 5 photoengravings by Charles Moore, ship illustrations printed in brown, handwritten letter printed in black, typeset version of letter printed in blue. Binding of blue cloth over boards, title stamped in cover. Ben Trissel assisted with printing. 15 pages. Edition of 230 copies. 121/2“ x 91/2“.