Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville and a Bibliography

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... TYPEE New York, 1846 TYPEE: / A Peep at Polynesian Life. / During a / Four Months' Residence / in / A Valley of the Marquesas / with notices of the French occupation of Tahiti and / the provisional cession of the Sandwich / Islands to Lord Paulet. / By Herman Melville. / Part I. / New York: / Wiley and Putnam. / London: / John Murray, Albemarle Street / 1846. Collation. 12mo, pp. xv +325. Consisting of half-title = Wiley & Putnam's / library of / American Books. / Typee: / A Peep at Polynesian^ Life. / Part I., bearing on reverse a page of "Recently Published by Wiley and Putnam"; blank page not included in the pagination, bearing on reverse a map of the Marquesas Islands; title-page; reverse, note of date of entry = 1846, and at bottom imprint = R. Craighead's Power Press, / 112 Fulton Street., and = T. B. Smith, Stereotyper / 216 William Street.; dedication = To / Lemuel Shaw, / Chief Justice of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, / this little work is gratefully inscribed by / The Author., reverse blank; preface, pp. [vii]-ix, reverse blank; contents, pp. [xi]-xv, reverse blank; text, pp. [1] (heading Residence in the Marquesas) to 166, marked End of Part I. Half-title, same as Part I, except states Part II, bearing on reverse a page of "Now Publishing by Wiley and Putnam," dated March 1846; title-page, same as Part I except states Part II, reverse same as Part I. These half-title and title-pages not included in the pagination. Text, pp. [167] (heading Residence in the Marquesas) to 320; followed by Ap-*-. pendix, pp. [32O-325, marked The End, reverse blank; followed by pp. [v]-viii of publishers' announcements. The book is bound in blue muslin stamped on both covers with same conventional design. On back in gold = Library / of /...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... TYPEE New York, 1846 TYPEE: / A Peep at Polynesian Life. / During a / Four Months' Residence / in / A Valley o...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:108 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.22 inPublished:May 20, 2014Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217794831

ISBN - 13:9780217794831

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