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Dana, Richard Henry
Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. First edition. Very good. Hardcover. 12mo. Brown cloth, gilt spine title. Harper's Family Library No. 106. Second issue with the dot over the eye missing and broken type on page 9. Spine tips worn but a very good copy of this iconic work. Contemporary ownership signature dated Boston, 1841 on the obverse of the copyright page. Preserved in a brown cloth chemise and slipcase slipcase with a red leather lettering label, gilt. With a letter from the author tipped in and dated Boston, 1853. Dana writes that he would be happy to lecture before the Lyceum of Salisbury and Amesbury the following December. Zamorano 80, 26. BAL 4434.
Bookseller: Thorn Books [U.S.A.]
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