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Timoleon, Etc.: An online electronic text of the first edition (1891)

Timoleon, Etc.: An online electronic text of the first edition (1891)

Timoleon, Etc. was the last work by Herman Melville published during his life. It was printed by the Caxton Press in May 1891, in an edition of 25 copies. Presented here is a facsimile of the 1891 first edition, in PDF format. A facsimile of the 1924 Constable (Standard) edition in PDF format and the texts of both editions in ASCII format are also attached as supplementary files. Ultimately, the Northwestern-Newberry edition will establish and make available the authoritative texts of these 42 poems. Until such time, the texts here are offered for the use of researchers, scholars, and readers. Users are encouraged to download, save, print, copy from, and link to these files, but are requested not to publish or post the complete work elsewhere without prior permission. Timoleon, Etc. includes the following 42 poems: Timoleon After the Pleasure Party The Night March The Ravaged Villa The Margrave’s Birthnight Magian Wine The Garden of Metrodorus The New Zealot to the Sun The Weaver Lamia’s Song In a Garret Monody Lone Founts The Bench of Boors The Enthusiast Art Buddha C_____’s Lament Shelley’s Vision Fragments of A Lost Gnostic Poem of the 12th Century The Marchioness of Brinvilliers The Age of The Antonines Herba Santa FRUIT OF TRAVEL LONG AGO [section] Venice In a Bye Canal Pisa’s Leaning Tower In a Church of Padua Milan Cathedral Pausilippo The Attic Landscape The Same The Parthenon Greek Masonry Greek Architecture Off Cape Colonna The Archipelago Syra Disinterment of the Hermes The Apparition In the Desert The Great Pyramid L‘ ENVOI [section] The Return of the Sire de Nesle


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