Typee: A Romance of the South Seas.
Melville, Herman.

New York: The Heritage Press, (1963). 9.25" x 6.25." 409pp. Brown, gold and ivory batik cloth covered boards with some fading to spine; in original gold publisher's slipcase and owners signature on end papers; else a near fine copy. Introduction by Raymond Weaver and illustrated by Miguel Covarrubias. Typee is a romance of the South Seas, a semi-autobiographical account of life in the Marquesas Islands in the 1840s. A blend of personal experience and the narratives of explorers and missionaries, it influenced many later writers on the Pacific, including Robert Louis Stevenson and Jack London. Hardcover (Item ID: 7415)

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