MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile. New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855.

Second printing, but in the first state binding. BAL notes that the first binding—featuring the ornamented spine title seen in the present copy, and in the preceding lots—had only been seen on the first printing. BAL 13667.

Octavo. Original red cloth (minor soiling, spine titles and ends a little rubbed, slight bump at corners).
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