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Short Fiction
was compiled from short stories published between 1853 and 1856 by
Herman Melville.

This ebook was produced for
Standard Ebooks
by
Robin Whittleton,
and is based on transcriptions produced between 2005 and 2017 by
Dave Maddock, Josephine Paolucci, Joshua Hutchinson, Chris Whitehead, Mary Glenn Krause, David Edwards, Eric Lehtonen, and The Online Distributed Proofreading Team
for
Project Gutenberg
and on digital scans from the
Internet Archive.

The cover page is adapted from
A Rooster with Hens and Chicks,
a painting completed in 1855 by
Albertus Verhoesen.
The cover and title pages feature the
League Spartan and Sorts Mill Goudy
typefaces created in 2014 and 2009 by
The League of Moveable Type.

The first edition of this ebook was released on
March 9, 2020, 11:09 p.m.
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