Author:Melville, Herman

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Typee :A Peep At Polynesian Life During a Four Month Residence in Valley of the Marquesas

By: Melville, Herman

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley and Putnam: 1846

Edition: Revised Edition; 1st Printing thus

Seller ID: 9172

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Quarterbound leather with dark marbelized paper. Spine has rolled bands with gilt decoration and the title in gilt on a red square. At the bottom of the spine is the faded name W. Graham, Jr. , who, I think, did the special binding for this specific copy. This edition was issued in both wraps and cloth. This appears to be a contemporary binding. There is edge and corner wear to the boards in spots and some scuffing on the paper covers and on the leather. However the book is square and the binding is secure with no parts or tears. All pages are present and the interior is quite attractive excep... View more info