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Author: Herman Melville; Mead Schaeffer
Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead and Co. [©1923]
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The young hero jumps ship with a mate and spends four months with the islanders known as Typee - the 'eaters of men.'
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Mead Schaeffer
OCLC Number: 4544584
Notes: Illustrated t.p. in colors; illustrated lining papers.
Sequel: Omoo.
Description: viii pages, 1 leaf, 289 pages color frontispiece, color plates 25 cm
Contents: A land-sick ship --
To the Marquesas --
Affairs aboard --
Last night aboard --
The escape --
Disappointment --
A wild goose chase --
Into the valley --
Cautious advance --
Morning visitors --
Adventure in the dark --
Adventure of Toby --
A great event --
Kindness of the islanders --
Melancholy condition --
Improvement --
A stranger arrives --
Battle of the pop-guns --
Dances --
Monuments --
A festival --
The Feast of Calabashes --
Religion of the Typees --
Beauty of the Typees --
Marriage customs --
Social conditions --
Fishing parties --
Natural history --
Tattooing --
Music --
Cannibalism --
Attempt to escape --
The escape --
Sequel --
Appendix.
Responsibility: [by] Herman Melville; illustrations by Mead Schaeffer.

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The young hero jumps ship with a mate and spends four months with the islanders known as Typee - the 'eaters of men.'

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