This is Herman Melville’s first work, originally published in 1846 when he was 26. An interesting book for those interested in 19th century classics or early anthropology.
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Black Octopus Books - Specializing in the Odd, Vintage, Rare and Unique Books!
Currently we are offering FREE SHIPPING on all of our individual books.
Orders ship from our Richmond VA warehouse.
We repair and clean all books prior to shipping your order.
All repairs/techniques follow our '10 Commandments of Book Repair' and enhance/preserve the overall quality and shelf-life of the books. The mylar on the dustjacket can be removed, but it's recommended left on to protect your rare and valuable treasure!
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- EAST COAST $5 per every 15lbs of books
- WEST COAST* $10 every 15lbs of books
- Shipping Carriers - UPS & USPS
- We do not ship to Hawaii or Alaska, or anywhere outside the continental U.S.(Sorry!)
- Typical order transit times - 2-8 business days
- Tracking - Emailed for every order as soon as it ships
- Free Shipping for orders over $100! Use discount code FREESHIPPING100 at checkout
We sort and grade our books into two main categories of used books, Premium Used and BEATER Used.
PREMIUM Used - Books are clean and may contain a previous owners name or inscription on the inside. Occasionally books will contain small or inconsequential page creases or bends, small 'nicks' or inconsequential tears on pages or small bar-coded inventory stickers, otherwise these tend to look very close to 'new' even if the books are older.
BEATER Used - Ex-library books and books with cosmetic wear to cover. We make sure all BEATERS have all the pages and are still readable. These typically sell for 30% less than our Premium Used boxes.
Replacement Guarantee & Returns
THE BOOK BUNDLER REPLACEMENT GUARANTEE
As fellow book lovers, we know the hassle of handing over hard-earned cash only to receive less-than-stellar books. That's why we've developed our own custom book-sorting processes to give you a quality and consistent product, every time. Every book that passes through our double-check process is touched, graded and bagged by at least two people.
We are so certain that we can deliver a reliable product to you every time, that we back every order by our own
Book Replacement Guarantee - If any of our books do not meet our stringent quality guidelines, we will replace them free of charge, no questions asked.
RETURNS & REFUNDS
Return any order within 30 days for a full refund
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