MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). Typee; or a Narrative of a Four Months Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands. [With:] Omoo: A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas. London: John Murray, 1861.

Two uniform “Murray’s Colonial Home Library” editions in excellent condition. Typee includes the sequel, “The Story of Toby,” at the end.

Two volumes, octavo (180 x 120mm). Two maps. Original purple cloth, spines lettered in gilt and priced “3/6” (spines faded to brown and slightly leaned, Omoo with upper hinge weak and old splashmark to front cover). Provenance: W.H. Rowe (contemporary ownership inscription to Omoo).
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