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MISCELLANY – Group of Melville editions and related Melvilliana.

1. MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). White-Jacket; or The World in a Man of War. New York: Harper & Brothers, [1850]. Original green cloth.
2. Mardi: and A Voyage Thither. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1855. Second edition. Two volumes. Original brown cloth (light rubbing).
3. Israel Potter: Fifty Years in Exile. New York: G.P. Putnam, 1855. Original plum cloth (spine sunned).
4. The Refugee. Philadelphia: T.B. Peterson, [1865]. Pirated edition of Israel Potter. Original cloth, spine gilt (spine ends and corners chipped).
5. Redburn: His First Voyage. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1875. Original green cloth (residue to upper cover).
6. Moby Dick. Or, The Whale. New York: Random House, 1930. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Original pictorial cloth; original dust jacket (minor lean and toning).
7. Journal up the Straits. October 11, 1856May 5, 1857. New York: The Colophon, 1935. Limited, first edition. Portrait frontispiece. Original cloth (bookplate detached). Custom chemise and slipcase. Exhibited: "A Herman Melville Collection ... on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his death, from the collectionof William S. Reese," Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, 1991, no. 29.
8. HOADLEY, J.C., editor. Memorial of Henry Sanford Gansevoort. Boston: Franklin Press for Private Distribution, 1875. Large octavo. Illustrated with plates. Original half vellum (toned). The editor was Herman Melville’s brother-in-law and this work includes information on Melville in the Civil War.
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