Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville And a Bibliography
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43, heading, Hannmaanoo should be Han- namanoo. p. 61, heading, period lacking. p. 130, heading, second word, broken N. p. 147, last line, last word, hyphen lacking. p. 330, last line, last word, period lacking. The book is bound in muslin stamped on both covers with same conventional design of flowers, etc., and bears in center of front cover two sail- ing vessels and a rowboat at sea, in gold. On back in gold = Omoo. / Melville. / New- York. / Harper & Brothers., and a conventional design of ...flowers, etc., in gold. As to the color of the binding, the book was reprinted four times in the same year. In the Gansevoort-Lansing collection in the New York Public Library, there are two copies of Omoo identical in every respect except as follows: One, [ 126 ] SOME PERSONAL LETTERS OF HERMAN MELVILLE bound in blue watered muslin and the other bound in black pockmarked cloth, with mottled end papers. The red type in the latter is of a lighter shade than that used in the former. As the red type of the third printing is similar to that of the black bound edition, it is advanced tentatively that the blue watered muslin binding is that of the first printing, and the black pockmarked binding that of the second printing.