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MELVILLE, Herman
Israel Potter; His Fifty Years of Exile
Putnam, New York, 1855. Second printing in *BAL* second binding in brown cloth (no priority) and yellow endpapers. A few signatures starting, some soiling to the boards, front fly lacking, this copy from the library of novelist Stuart Mitchner with his embossed surname on a preliminary page, a very good copy with the spine gilt brighter than often seen. A historical adventure written when Melville was trying to salvage a professional writing career hampered by the increasingly poor receptions of his more philosophical works *Mardi*, *Moby-Dick*, and *Pierre*. *BAL* 13667. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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