Author:[French Polynesia]; [Polynesian culture]; MELVILLE, HERMAN

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OMOO A NARRATIVE OF ADVENTURES IN THE SOUTH SEAS

By: [French Polynesia]; [Polynesian culture]; MELVILLE, HERMAN

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1847

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 1892

Condition: Very good


8vo (5¼” x 7 ”). pp. 389 + 9 page publisher's advt. for Typee + 9 additional pages of publisher's advts. Publisher's blind stamped embossed brown cloth with titles in gold on the spine. Rubricated half title and title page. Includes frontis map. The author's second book and a sequel to his first South Sea narrative Typee, also based on the author's experiences in the South Pacific. After leaving the island of Nuku Hiva and the Tai P people people, the main character (based on Melville himself) ships aboard a whaling vessel that makes its way to Tahiti, after which there is a mutiny and... View more info