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OMOO: A Narrative of Adventure In The South Sea - Melville Herman - 1847. 
London: John Murray, 1847. First Edition, the English issue, preceding the American issue by about a month. State A of the signature mark on p. 209. Full page cartographic frontispiece and the illustration at p. 78. 8vo., in an antique binding of dark brown-maroon over brown cloth boards, the spine with gilt panel enclosing the title lettered in gilt. [xiv], 321 pp. A handsome and very well preserved copy, with just pleasing bit of age. A fine survival of an important book, Melville's second. FIRST EDITION, OMOO is a story of the Marquesas and was written out of Melville's own sojourn there. This English issue preceded the American edition.
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