White Jacket; or the World In a Man-Of-War. HERMAN MELVILLE.

White Jacket; or the World In a Man-Of-War.

Publisher: New York: Harper & Brothers; London: Richard Bentley, 1850.
Edition: First American edition.
Bibliographical References: BAL 13662, first printing; Wright I, 1871.
Condition: Binding very slightly rubbed; fine copy.
Book ID: 22608


12mo, contemporary tan half calf, marbled paper sides, red and black leather labels, gilt lettering.


¶ Inscribed on the front blank “To Barrel-pants Peterson / with the best wishes of the season / Papantonio Bookshop / Christmas 1941.” The Papantonio Bookshop was founded by Michael Papantonio, who later became co-founder and partner in the Seven Gables Bookshop.

Price: $800.00

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