The Children of the Sea. A Tale of the Forecastle.
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897.
First edition of The Nigger of the “Narcissus”, preceding the London edition. 1 vols. 12mo. Light blue grey pictorial cloth. Fine in red calf gilt stamped clamshell box Ca217ppgle A3b(1); Smith 3; Wise 4. Item #303591
With "Island" for "Islands" on the title-page and the headline and page number not printed on p. 58.
Published on November 30, 1897 in an edition of 1,000 copies. The London edition was published as The Nigger of the “Narcissus” on December 2, 1897, in an edition of 1,500 copies.
Price: $2,000.00 Free International Delivery