Redburn: His First Voyage. Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the Merchant Service. Herman MELVILLE.

Redburn: His First Voyage. Being the Sailor-boy Confessions and Reminiscences of the Son-of-a-Gentleman, in the Merchant Service

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1849. First American Edition. First printing with publisher's advertisements ending on p. [10]. Octavo (19.25cm.); publisher's dark blue blind-embossed cloth, yellow glazed endpapers; xi,[12]-390,[4],9,[1]pp. Spine a bit cocked, boards and extremities rather shelf-worn, spine gilt effaced at foot; some foxing and faint tide-mark affecting first half of textblock; contemporary ownership inscription on early blank leaf, another, somewhat later (1880) to rear endpaper, else a Near Very Good copy of a scarce work. BAL 13660.

Price: $1,500.00

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