Sale 17BP01 | Lot 404

MELVILLE, HERMAN Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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Lot 404
MELVILLE, HERMAN Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life.
New York: Wiley & Putnam, 1846. First American edition. Contemporary half black morocco over cloth, gilt lettered on spine, folding cloth case. With front blank, frontispiece map, xv, 166, [4], [167]-325, without rear blank or ads. Dampstain and some heavy foxing; Together with Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1847. First American edition. Publisher's purple cloth, rebacked retaining spine, folding cloth case. With half-title and map, 389 pp., 8 pp. ad for revised edition of Typee and 8 (of 16?) publisher's catalogue. Ink and pencil ownership signatures to front blank, original spine faded and with cloth replacement to spine tips, very lightly foxed. BAL 13653 & 13656.


Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $500 - $800
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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