Typee: A Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life

London: John Murray, 1893.

Price: $75.00

New edition, with a memoir of the author by Henry S. Salt. Octavo. xxviii, 301pp., frontispiece and illustrations by "R.P.T." Includes "The Story of Toby", a sequel to Typee. Decorative blue cloth stamped in gilt. Gutters cracked, name erased from front fly, spine sunned with ends frayed, corners lightly rubbed and bumped, still a very good copy.

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Typee: A Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of The Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life. Herman MELVILLE.

Herman Melville
birth name: Herman Melvill
born: 8/1/1819
died: 9/28/1891
nationality: USA

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American author best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby-Dick (1851). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore