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WHITE-JACKET; OR THE WORLD IN A MAN-OF-WAR
New York & London: Harper & Brothers ... London: Richard Bentley, 1850.. vii[1],[9]-465,[1],[6]pp. Brown cloth, sides ornately stamped in blind with frame and publisher's device, spine lettered in gilt, yellow coated endsheets. Crown of spine and extremities a bit frayed, clean horizontal tear (no loss) in last text page (verso blank), some modest soiling to the cloth; just a good, sound copy. First U.S. edition, BAL's first printing, first cloth binding, form 'A' of the end gatherings. The London edition in two volumes appeared in late January; this edition followed up in March, and includes an author's 'Note' dated New York, March 1850. BAL 13662. WRIGHT I:1871.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-]
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