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Lot 117: MELVILLE, HERMAN. OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS, 1847 (1 VOL.)

The Library of an English Bibliophile, Part VI

by Sotheby's

20 October 2016

London, United Kingdom

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  • MELVILLE, HERMAN. OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS, 1847 (1 VOL.)
  • MELVILLE, HERMAN. OMOO: A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS, 1847 (1 VOL.)
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Description: 8vo (176 x 120mm.), FIRST EDITION, map frontispiece, 16pp. publisher's adverts at end, original red cloth stamped in blind, rebacked preserving original spine, some offsetting and soiling to endpapers

Provenance: Unidentified armorial bookplate ("e cura quies"); Alan Fortunoff (1932-2000); his sale, Bloomsbury London, 4 June 2004, lot 385

Literature: BAL 13655 (state A [?] with signature mark P fully printed)

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