Tales Of the South Pacific

by Michener, James

Tales of the South Pacific is a Pulitzer Prize winning collection of sequentially related short stories about World War II, written by James A. Michener in 1946. The stories were based on observations and anecdotes he collected while stationed as a lieutenant commander in the US Navy on the island of Espiritu Santo in the New Hebrides Islands (now known as Vanuatu). The skipper of PT-105 met Michener while stationed at the PT boat base on Tulagi in the Solomon Islands.

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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by MICHENER, James

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Charles Agvent
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1947
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Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper and very scarce as such
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First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper and very scarce as such. Michener's first book and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. This copy with the typical browning to the paper though not as bad as usually found. The endpapers and pastedowns at front and rear have some foxing that… Read more
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by MICHENER, James

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Charles Agvent
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1947
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The brittleness of the cheap paper, found in every copy we have seen, is much in evidence with a very short tear at the top marg
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First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. The brittleness of the cheap paper, found in every copy we have seen, is much in evidence with a very short tear at the top margin running through nearly every page of the book. The covers also have short tears near the spine at the top and bottom. The upper… Read more
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by MICHENER, James

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Charles Agvent
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1949
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Some light spotting to the cloth. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a great inscription
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First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. First Edition. Hardcover. Some light spotting to the cloth. Very Good, lacking the dustwrapper, with a great inscription. Tenth printing of Michener's first book, winner of the Pulitzer Prize. INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author to the actor who created the role of Capt. George Brackett in the original Rodgers and Hammerstein… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1947
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First Edition. Very Good/Very Good. First edition, first printing stated. Signed by James Michener, and inscribed to a former owner in the year of publication, reading "21 February 1947 / Dear Gates / Would that this had been pulled from the production line of the 30th printing. Live the poems of [?],… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1947
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Very Good
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1st Edition
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Macmillan, 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. A very good first edition in a very good first issue dust jacket, with the original price of $3.00 printed vertically on the front flap. First Printing stated on copyright page and 1947 on title page. Bookplate on front free endpaper. Half inch deep chip on top of spine of… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

by James Michener

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1975
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Fine
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Limited
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Leather bound. Franklin Library, 1975, limited edition. Unread. Tight square spine, clean crisp pages, no writing or marks, no folded page corners. Covers are clean and unworn.
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by Michener, James

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1950
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New York: Macmillan, 1950. Gilt pictorial blue cloth. Spine gilding slightly rubbed and dull, otherwise a very good copy, without the glassine jacket. Special anniversary edition. One of fifteen hundred copies prepared for the Golden Anniversary of the American Booksellers Association, signed by the author. The sourcework for both the stage and screen adaptations as SOUTH PACIFIC.
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Tales of The South Pacific

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1950
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near fine
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Limited
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New York: Macmillan, 1950. Limited. hardcover. near fine. 8vo, blue cloth, printed in gilt, without dust wrapper, as issued. (spine title slightly dulled, but legible). N.Y.; Macmillan, 1950.<br/><br/> Special autographed edition, limited to 1500 copies for the American Booksellers Association.<br/><br/>
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by Michener, James

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THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY
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1950
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Special Edition
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC, Macmillan, 1950, the special edition to celebrate the Golden Anniversary of the American Booksellers Association, just about a fine copy of this, the authors first book. SIGNED by Michener on the half-title page. One of allegedly 1,500 copies, all of which were issued without a printed dust-wrapper. This copy has the American Booksellers… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific (Signed)

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1970
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Later Printing
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NY: Macmillan & Co., 1970. This is the probably the first Large Print edition by Macmillan. In the early 4to format of these books. Graciously signed (in a larger hand than normal) on the ffep. with the place, New Hope and the year, 1973. Certainly an unusual Michener signed first edition for the completist. . Signed by… Read more
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Burnside Rare Books, ABAA
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1947
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Very Good
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First Edition
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First edition. (Stated "First Printing" on copyright page.) [viii], 326 pp. Bound in publisher's orange cloth, blue spine lettering. Very Good, cloth rubbed along edges, former owner's name on paste down (next to bookplate) and title page, typical toning to pages, lacking dust jacket. The author's Pulitzer-winning… Read more
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Published
1974
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VG++
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Later Printing
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Taiwan: Taiwan Piracy, 1974. Bound in black patterned boards, stamped in silver. This is a pure Taiwan priracy edition in dustwrapper. It was copied from the Fawcett paperback edition -- but it has a nice dust jacket (with illustration from the front and back panels of the paperback edition. A very scarce Michener collectible -- downright rare… Read more
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by MICHENER, JAMES

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VAGABOND BOOKS
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1949
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Good
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SIXTH PRINTING
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NEW YORK: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY, 1949. Book. Good. Signed by Author(s). SIXTH PRINTING. A GOOD SIXTH PRINTING IN DJ. SOME SOILING THROUGHOUT. SIGNED BY OPERA SINGER NAN MERRIMAN..
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1975
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Very Good
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Limited
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The Franklin Library, 1975. Limited. Hardcover. Very Good. Tales of the South Pacific. Written by James A. Michener. Winner of Pulitzer Prize, 1948. With paintings of William Franklin Draper. Published in 1975 by The Franklin Library. A Limited Edition. Dark green leather, gilt accents, gilded edges, moire silk endpapers, and satin ribbon bookmark.
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1982
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Franklin Library Edition
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1982. Franklin Library Edition. Fine in medium blue leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped between four raised bands on the spine. With gilt tool work on both boards and silk end sheets. The edges of the text block are in gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon sewn… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1986
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Franklin Library Edition
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Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1986. Franklin Library Edition. Fine in dark blue leather covered boards with gilt text and decorations stamped between four raised bands on the spine. With gilt tool work on both boards and marbled paper end sheets. The edges of the text block are in gilt and there is a silk placement ribbon… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

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Tales of the South Pacific James Michener. Published by Franklin Library, Franklin Center, Pennsylvania, 1975. Limited Edition. 8vo up to 9½" tall. 413 pages. Full forest green leather with gilt titles to banded spine and gilt decorative motifs front and rear; all edges gilt; green silk moire endpapers with matching ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints; printed… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1949
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Very Good
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Ninth Printing
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1949. Ninth Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust-jacket. Ninth Printing. Grey-Brown Cloth Covers with Black Lettering to Spine and Black Decoration to front cover; Covers are lightly souled and spine is darkened from age; corners and spine ends have light rubbing; White Endpapers have darkened somewhat with age but are clean; lower fixed rear… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific - James Michener - Franklin Library - Philippe Weisbecker Illustrations

by Michener, James

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Wonder Book
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Collectible - Very Good
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Franklin Library. Collectible - Very Good. Collectible - Very Good. Limited edition. (historical fiction, world war 2, WWII, military fiction, press books)
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Tales of the South Pacific

by MICHENER, James

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George S. MacManus Company
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1950
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1950. MICHENER, James. Tales of the South Pacific. Original pictorial cloth. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. Later printing. Presentation inscription from the author on front free endpaper, "The Colony Club, March 10, 1953. To Annette M. Schieffelin, In recollection of a pleasant afternoon. James A. Michener." Fine.
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Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James

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Published
1948
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Good
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Bantam Book 516. POCKET BOOK, 1948. Paperback. Good.
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Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James

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The Franklin Library Book. Near Fine. Leather. minimal wear, limited edition stated, full leather.
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1966-01-01
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Good
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Later printing
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Pocket Books, 1966-01-01. Later printing. Paperback. Good. B001OAGMRK Unmarked text. Great reading copy.
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Tales of the South Pacific

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PsychoBabel & Skoob Books
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1950
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Good
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1950. Hardcover. Eleventh printing, 1950. Price-clipped jacket is marked and worn, with taped repairs to corners and spine ends (all but one on underside); a few minor nicks and two or three small punctures. Page block is tanned. Previous owner's name penned on FEP. Pages are clean and sound. TS. Hardcover. Good. Used.
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Tales of the South Pacific

by James Michener

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Fleur Fine Books
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1952
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Used; Good
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Used; Good. 23-C-16 The Macmillan Company 1952 Hardcover. Previous owner's nameplate on inside front cover. A few pages have light pencil underlining which does not obscure text. Jacket has significant wear , with a piece missing fromt the front and a small piece of the top of the spine. Book Condition; Good Jacket… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

by MICHENER, James

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
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1975
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Fine
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Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1975. Hardcover. Fine. The Franklin Library. Tall octavo. 413pp. Publisher's forest green leather gilt. With reproductions of paintings by Franklin Draper. Binding just a bit loose, else a fine copy.
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Tales of the South Pacific

by James Michener

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Logos Books
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As New
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BMOC, Exact Replecia Re-Print, Stated First Printing (copyright
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Dust Jacket: No blemishes, shelf wear, or signs of aging (photo) Book: Pristine condition. No marks or entries. The boards and spine tight, firm, and flat. A rare and unusual book. An exact reprint of Michener's first best-selling novel. Stated First Printing for BMOC (photo). No date shown for replica re-print. Appears to have been purchased but never read, then carefully stored… Read more
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Tales Of The South Pacific

by Michener, James

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Thomas J. Joyce And Company
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1975
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Fine
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Limited edition
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Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1975. Limited edition. Hardcover. Fine/issued without dj. 8vo, 413 pages, full bonded leather, silk moire endpapers, a.e.g., extra-gilt covers With a new Introduction by The Franklin Library. Color illustrations by William Franlklin Draper: these are the same illustrations Draper made of the same islands for the U.S. Navy during the War… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific - James Michener - Franklin Library - Philippe Weisbecker Illustrations

by James Michener

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Jane Addams Book Shop
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January 1986
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Very Good
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Franklin Library, January 1986. Hardcover . Very Good/No Jacket. Very Good- Hardcover with no DJ. Light to mild soiling and shelfwear to covers, including a small area of discoloration. Pages clean and tight in binding. Pictures available upon request. A locally owned, independent book shop since 1984.
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TALES OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

by James Michener

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Published
1949
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Good
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seventh printing
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New York: Macmillan, 1949. seventh printing. Hardcover. Good. v, 326 pgs. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. Gray cloth boards with blue landscape on cover, lettering on spine. Condition of book is GOOD ; corners and edges quite worn, spots and light discoloration to boards, ends of spine worn with small holes, front hinge loose but sound. Pastedowns… Read more
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Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James

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Published
1973
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Fine
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1st Thus
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Fawcett Crest, 1973. Book. Fine. Mass Market Paperback. 1st Thus. Fawcett Crest P1790..
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Tales of the South Pacific

by Michener, James

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1947
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1947
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Tales of the South Pacific

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1947
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Very Good
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Tales of the South Pacific

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MAB Books
Published
1950
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Good with no dust jacket
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Nineteenth Edition
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New York: Pocket Books. Good with no dust jacket. 1950. Nineteenth Edition. Pocket pb.
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Browse Awhile Books
Published
1957
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Very Good
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1st Thus
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Pocket Books, 1957. Tom Dunn cover art.. 1st Thus. Mass Market Paperback. Very Good. Cardinal C-226.
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Tales of the South Pacific

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Acorn Books
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1949
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VG+
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First Paperback Edition
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New York: Pocket Books, 1949. Book. VG+. Paperback. First Paperback Edition. A VG+ copy. Pocket Books #516. Later printing. .
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Tales of The South Pacific

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Steve Kilby
Published
1950
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New York: Pocket, 1950. 18th Pocket printing. Light creases to the spine A little wear to the edges.. Paperback. Good. Illus. by Harvey Kidder.
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Tales Of The South Pacific

by Michener, James

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