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Omoo -- A narrative of Adventures in the South Seas; a sequel to Typee, or the Marquesas Islanders

Melville, Herman

Published by John Murray , Albemarle Street, London, 1847
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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This is the true first edition, first printing, which was issued one month prior to the American edition. Melville, Herman Omoo; A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas," John Murray, London, 1847. Half-Leather. Book Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. First Edition. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. Antique volume has been rebound in pebbled black cloth with stamped gilt lettering and ruling to spine. Book shows light external wear. Binding is firm. Pages with speckled edges are clean and without markings. Work contains map frontispiece and illustration on page 78. The English edition predates the American edition by about a month, so this is a true first, and this copy is the first state with the signature mark P on page 209. Bound in half black leather and gilt titles on the spine. This book is in strong very good condition. Binding and text block are tight. The book is compleete -- no missing pages, clean and bright. and nice and square. The red speckled page edges are unmarked. Very rare in this condition. Bookseller Inventory # 130966

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Title: Omoo -- A narrative of Adventures in the ...

Publisher: John Murray , Albemarle Street, London

Publication Date: 1847

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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