White Jacket; or the World in a Man-Of-War
by Melville, Herman
- Very Good+
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850. First Edition. Very Good+. First edition, first printing. Bound in publisher's brown cloth decorated in blind with spine lettered in gilt. Very Good or better, with fraying to spine ends and wear at corners. Former owner bookplate to front paste down, and light pencil ownership name to a preliminary blank. Sporadic foxing throughout, heaviest at the preliminary and terminal pages. A lovely copy.
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- Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (US)
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- White Jacket; or the World in a Man-Of-War
- Melville, Herman
- Book condition
- Used - Very Good+
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- First Edition
- Harper & Brothers
- Place of Publication
- New York
- Date Published
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- First Edition
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- A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.