viaLibri Requires Cookies CLICK HERE TO HIDE THIS NOTICE

Recently found by viaLibri....

OMOO: A Narrative of Adventure In The South Sea
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.
      [Bookseller: Buddenbrooks, Inc.]
Last Found On: 2016-11-27           Check availability:      Biblio    


Browse more rare books from the year 1847

      Home     Wants Manager     Library Search     561 Years   Links     Contact      Search Help      Terms of Service     

Copyright © 2017 viaLibri™ Limited. All rights reserved.