TYPEE: A PEEP AT POLYNESIAN LIFE, DURING A FOUR MONTHS' RESIDENCE IN A VALLEY OF THE MARQUESAS Part 1. (Wiley & Putnam's Library of American Books)
Publisher: New York:Wiley& Putnam
Condition: Very Good
Binding: Hard Cover
Dust Jacket: No jacket
New York:Wiley & Putnam. 1846. 1st edition of the revised edition (per BAL#13654...absence of the statement The Revised Edition with a Sequel; absence of semi-colon following Marquesas; absence of a period following Street. Bound without map). Two parts bound in one, with sequel. xiv+307+2pp ads for Books of Travel and Library of American Books+(xv)-xxiii Publishers advertisment. . Hardcover. Bound in three quarters leather with brown boards. Leather quite scuffed and worn with edge points worn to boards. Hinges rubbed with boards still attached, but starting to seperate from top edge. Internally, first free end-page is detached but laid in with some chipping to outside edges. Otherwise, pages free of previous owners marks or signatures, remarkable clean and bright. The binding is tight and hinges intact. Aside from binding wear, a very good solid copy.