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The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean

Ballantyne, Robert Michael

Published by Phillips, Sampson and Company, Boston, 1859
Condition: Good Hardcover
From Dale A. Sorenson (Silver Spring, MD, U.S.A.)

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Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1859. Small 8vo (sheet size, 6.75 x 4.25 inches). viii, [9] - 346 pages. Early American printing by H.O. Houghton and Company, Riverside, Cambridge. Recased early half dark brown morocco & marbled boards, later dark brown leather spine, spine label in lighter brown with gilt letters (serviceable recasing), marbled endpapers. Moderate wear to edges and corners, joints slightly cracked, dampstains and spotting throughout (not terrible but certainly not pleasing either), private owner "W. H. Follett" rubber-stamped name on front blank. Has two full-page engravings in b&w including the "Terrible Encounter with a Shark" here on p.63 (probably missing three other plates?), Preface by Ralph Rover. Issues this early uncommon.; 6.75 X 4.25 inches; 346 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2537

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Title: The Coral Island A Tale of the Pacific Ocean

Publisher: Phillips, Sampson and Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1859

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket

Edition: Early Edition.

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