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|MELVILLE, Herman||REDBURN: HIS FIRST VOYAGE. BEING THE SAILOR-BOY CONFESSIONS AND REMINISCENCES OF THE SON-OF-A-GENTLEMAN, IN THE MERCHANT SERVICE|
Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1849
First Edition, Original brown cloth, 390 pages. BAL 13660. Second state with extended ads, although Schwartz claims the configuration of ads here indicates the first issue. In all only about 4500 copies were printed with about 300 of those destroyed in the 1853 Harper's warehouse fire., Original cloth, Erased signature on the front endpaper. Chipping of spine to text block and heavy spotting of cloth. Marginal old dampstaining throughout. A Good or better copy of one of Melville's less... (19th Century American Literature, 19th Century Literature, Herman Melville, Nautical Fiction)
|Charles Agvent, ABAA|
|Herman Melville||Romances of Herman Melville: Typee, Omoo, Mardi, Moby-Dick, White-Jacket, Israel Potter, Redburn|
|Publisher: Tudor Publishing Co., 1931|
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1931. First Thus . Hardcover. Very Good-/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7 3/4 - 9 3/4 " tall. This book is from the library of Robert McConnell Hatch (bishop, author, historian) and he has signed and dated (1932) the ffep and noted that he reread Moby Dick in 1946. The book is clean, tight (but the rear hinge has been unobtrusively repaired with transparent white tape), square with sharp corners and, otherwise, unmarked. It has 1660, bright, clear, minimally toned...