Herman Melville. Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War. New York: 1866. First edition.

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    Herman Melville. Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. First edition.

    Octavo. [i]-x, [11]-272 pages. Original brownish orange cloth, spine lettered and stamped in gilt, central motif blindstamped on front and rear board, beveled board edges. Brown endpapers. Boards slightly rubbed and lightly soiled, spine darkened, a few small dents on lower edges, corners bumped and a bit worn, cloth frayed with minor loss on spine ends. Text block edges somewhat toned with top edge darkened, ink rubber stamp on top text block edge, bookplate on front pastedown. Front hinge and preliminary gutters over-opened, otherwise a tight copy. Very good with bright clean text.

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