DescriptionHerman Melville. White-Jacket; or the World in a Man-of-War. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850. First American edition, first printing, second cloth binding, as per BAL.
Herman Melville. White-Jacket; or the World in a Man-of-War. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1850. First American edition, first printing, second cloth binding, as per BAL. Octavo. 465, [1, blank], [6, publisher's ads] pages. Publisher's full brown cloth, elaborately stamped and lettered in blind on boards, spine stamped in blind and lettered in gilt, plain endleaves. Spine a bit sunned, some wear to spine and rubbing to boards, text foxed, some marginal dampstaining to last several leaves and rear endleaves. Still, very good.
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