Image Not Available

Omoo: A Narrative of the South Seas.

Melville, Herman.

Published by New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, London: John Murray, 1847.
Used Soft cover
From J & J Hanrahan, ABAA (Wells, ME, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since March 22, 1998

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 850.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 7.50 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

389pp. frontis map; title and half-title in red and black; 1 illustrtion in text. 7 x 4 5/8 inches (17.9 x 11.9 cm). Early 3/4 polished calf, green muslin cloth boards with chain motif outline; spine has 11 double gilt lines and 3 diamond lozenge devices along with title and author. First American edition. BAL 13656; cf. Tanselle in Dexter Library, VI (Melville), p. 14; Minnigerode, p. 126. No advertisments in this copy. "By the end of July, Harpers had produced 4000 copies (half of them in wrappers." [BAL]. This copy has the 3 mistakes on p. 269 [Tanselle] and all the typos mentioned by Minnigerode. Light rubbing; some spotting. An attractive tight clean complete copy. Bookseller Inventory # 4418

Bibliographic Details

Title: Omoo: A Narrative of the South Seas.

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, London: John Murray, 1847.

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

Store Description

We have been selling books, paintings and prints since 1960 and have been members of the ABAA since 1971. While we consider ourselves generalists who will buy and sell rare books in most fields, we tend to deal more in the following areas: American Civil War, STC & Wing, early printed books (England before 1701; American before 1800 and especially before 1750), Americana, Ephemera, books on the White Mountains, books written and/or illustrated by Maurice Sendak and quality antiquarian books. We are always interested in purchasing single works or entire libraries of quality books and are available for appraisals. References provided on request. We issue occasional lists and will be

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Edward J. Hanrahan, 120 Salt Marsh Circle, Wells, ME 04090. (207) 646-

  1. Please confirm availability before submitting payment.CWO in
    US dollars. We accept Paypal, VISA, Master Card, American Express:
    please provide card number, expiration date, exact name on card and
    phone number.
    Institutions billed. We ship UPS; please provide a street
    address. Overseas shipments billed at actual cost. Telephone
    calls between 9:00AM and 9:00PM only; FAX or email anytime.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

MasterCard Check Visa American Express Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft