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narrative of a four month's residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas islands

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Melville, Herman,1938
Gibbings, Robert1938

The illustrator of this book cover, Robert Gibbings, was influential in the revival of wood engraving in Britain. The sharp, smooth lines of this wood engraved cover became very popular with publishers and artists in the 1910s and 20s, and shaped the look of books at the time. Choosing the right technique can have a big impact on the overall look of the cover.

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JMR996

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narrative of a four month's residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas islands
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