New York / London: Harper & Brothers, Publishers / John Murray, 1849. "Revised edition, with a sequel" (BAL 13654). xiv, 307, [13 (blanks & adverts)] pp. Frontis map illustration. 7-5/8" x 5-1/4". Brown cloth binding, gilt stamped lettering to spine and boards stamped in blind. Moderate wear to binding (rubbing to edges, some light scuffing/soiling, spine edges chipped). Lean to spine. Paper age-toned and foxed. Withal, an About VG example. Item #41411
Typee was the first book published by American author Herman Melville and it was his most popular work during his lifetime, and made him renowned as "the man who lived among the cannibals."