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Narrative of a four months" residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands

Herman Melville

Narrative of a four months" residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands

or, A peep at Polynesian life.

by Herman Melville

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Published by J.Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia)
    • Subjects:
    • Indigenous peoples -- Fiction.,
    • Sailors -- Fiction.,
    • Marquesas Islands (French Polynesia) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy Herman Melville.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesOn cover: Murray"s colonial and home library
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS2384 .T8 1846a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 285, [1] p.
      Number of Pages285
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6490101M
      LC Control Number45028411
      OCLC/WorldCa9594013

      Get this from a library! Narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas islands, or, A peep at Polynesian life. [Herman Melville; John Murray (Firm),; William Clowes and Sons,] -- Herman Melville's first book, partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on Nuku Hiva (which Melville spelled as Nukuheva) in the South Pacific Marquesas Islands. Marrative of a Four Months' Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, A Peep at Polynesian Life. London: John Murray, 8vo (7 x 4 3/4 in.; x mm). page March catalogue at back; a clean copy with occasional minor light foxing at edges.

      Typee, or, A narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands, or, A peep at Polynesian life. London: John Murray, (London: W. Clowes and Sons) (OCoLC) Typee, in full Typee: A Peep at Polynesian Life, first novel by Herman Melville, published in London in as Narrative of a Four Months’ Residence Among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas lly regarded as a travel narrative, the novel is based on Melville’s monthlong adventure as a guest-captive of the Typee people, natives of the Marquesas Islands (in present-day Written:

        Typee: a narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands, or a peep at Polynesian life , G.G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. in English. Typee; narrative of a four months' residence among the natives of a valley of the Marquesas Islands.


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An extraordinary copy of Melville's first book. Preceding the US printing titled Typee by a month. First issue, in the A variant, according to BALwtih the publisher's terminal catalogue dated March,apparently without bibliographical significance. 19, line 1 with the uncorrected text: Pomarea. NARRATIVE OF A FOUR MONTHS' RESIDENCE AMONG THE NATIVES OF A VALLEY OF THE MARQUESAS ISLANDS or, A Peep At Polynesian Life.

London: John Murray, 1st Edition. Soft cover. First Edition of Melville's first book, preceding the American edition of the same year, which appeared a month later under its more familiar title, TYPEE. Typee] Narrative of a Four Months' Residence Among the Native of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands; or, a Peep at Polynesian Life.

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Our item of the month is an first edition of A Narrative of a Four Month's Residence among the Natives of a Valley of the Marquesas Islands: or, a peep at Polynesian life, by Herman Melville, most commonly republished under the title Typee (NMM library ref.: PBD).

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[Herman Melville; John Murray (Firm),; William Clowes and Sons,] -- Herman Melville's first book, partly based on his actual experiences as a captive on Nuku Hiva (which Melville spelled as Nukuheva) in the South Pacific Marquesas.