MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). Mardi: and a Voyage Thither. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849.

First American edition of Melville's third book. A near fine copy. BAL 13658.

Two volumes, octavo. Half titles bound after titles, 8 pp. of ads (light spotting internally). Original dark green cloth, gilt-stamped spine (a little minor rubbing and scuffing, small abrasion to spine of vol. 2). Custom chemises, quarter morocco slipcase.
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