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MELVILLE, Herman (1819-1891). White-Jacket; or The World in a Man-of-War. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850.

The Doheny copy of the first American edition. Second printing and binding. BAL 13662.

Octavo. 14 pp of ads at rear (some spotting internally, mostly to preliminaries). Original brown cloth (slight lean to spine, some rubbing to extremities with a little loss to spine ends). Custom chemise and quarter morocco slipcase. Provenance: Estelle Doheny (bookplate, her sale, Christie's New York, 18 October 1988, lot 1480).
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