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South Seas.- Melville (Herman) Narrative of a Four

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South Seas.- Melville (Herman) Narrative of a Four Months' Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life, first edition, first issue with "Pomarea" on p.19, lacking half-title, map frontispiece and advertisements at end, endpapers foxed, 1846; Omoo: a Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas, being a sequel to the "Residence in the Marquesas Islands", first edition, second issue with "P" signature on p.209 not fully printed, map frontispiece, illustration, lacking half-title and advertisements, 1857, trimmed, contemporary half calf (not uniform), rubbed, 8vo, John Murray (2)

⁂ The author's first and second books, both preceding the first American editions by a month.
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South Seas.- Melville (Herman) Narrative of a Four

Estimate £300 - £400Jul 16, 2020
Starting Price £190
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