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Title:
Two years before the mast : a personal narrative of life at sea.
Author:
Dana, Richard Henry, Jr., 1815-1882.
Publication Information:
New-York : Harper, 1840.
Physical Description:
483 pages ; 16 cm.
General Note:
First ed. First printing, with binding B. Cf. BAL.

"It has been asserted, and generally accepted, that there were two printings dated 1840; and that the first of these may be identified by the presence of the dot over the 'i' in the word 'in, ' first line of the copyright notice; and, by the unbroken running head on p. 9"--BAL, which also describes 2 bindings for this ed.: binding A (black cloth, stamped in gold) and binding B (tan muslin, stamped in black), of which there are 3 states.

Series statement also appears as: Family library ; no. CVI.

RBR copy (1840a) is mutilated : flyleaves, p.5-8 & p.483 wanting; spine has been covered with black tape which extends nearly an inch onto fronand back covers.
Language:
English
Format :
Book

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