Two Years Before the Mast. A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. First edition, early issue. Leather bound. 483pp. Sextodecimo [15 cm] 3/4 brown leather with speckled paper over boards. Marbled endpapers. Recased. Extremities gently rubbed; spine sunned (gilt title still bright); front free endpaper absent. The "i" is dotted on the copyright page, however the running head on p. 9 is broken. BAL 4434. Very good. Item #56798

A first edition, early issue of one of America's original literary classics.

Price: $800.00

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