Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas. Herman Mellville.

Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas

New York: Harper and Brothers, 1847.

Fifth edition. Hardcover. 12mo. [3], xvi, 389 pages, [1] page blank, xv-xxiv "(Revised Edition) Publisher's Advertisement.", [8] pages of publisher advertisements, [2]. Frontispiece map/plan present. Brown cloth hardcover with gilt illustrated ship on the front cover. Gilt title on the spine. Slight lean to the binding. Cloth is chipped head of the spine. Light edge wear to the cloth extremities. Boards are lightly shelf worn. Possible newer marbled end papers were added after publication judging only on the apearance. A very small hard to spot inscription written center front paste down - "Galt? Williamsburg Virginia." The title page is clipped at the very top (possibly a signature) with a fancy hand written inscription ? Williamsburg, Virginia" written next to the clipped section. No other markings inside. Light to moderate toning and foxing to the contents. Good. Item #23244

Price: $200.00

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