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Moby-Dick; or, the whale

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: Harper & Brothers, 1851. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. First American Edition; first binding; with the original cloth bound in blue from the publisher. In the Melville bibliography, this would be the blue "A" cloth, the true first American edition and most desirable copy for a collector. Many copies of this first edition were burned in a fire, and the remaining copies tend to be re-bound. This rare first edition is one of the surviving copies still in the original cloth, untouched. The book has some foxing mainly effecting the first few pages and the endpapers. The front flyleaf has a small piece of the corner missing, not effecting any lettering. The boards have some wear to the corners and edges. The spine ends have some light fraying. Otherwise, the book is quite lovely. Besides the previous owner's early signature, the book is clean. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. The binding is tight, and the book is one of the nicer copies that you will find on the market with the original first printing binding. Overall, a collectable copy of this first edition housed in custom clamshell for preservation. We buy Melville First Editions. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-457533586

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Moby Dick; or, the Whale.

MELVILLE, Herman.
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Book Description: Harper & Brothers, New York, 1851. hardcover. Book Condition: very good(-). First. 8vo, original brown cloth, stamped in blind & gilt, the spine slightly eroded at the extremes. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First American Edition. First binding, with the publisher's device stamped on both sides; orange-brown endpapers; light foxing, as usual, particularly on the blank extra flyleaves & title page; spine has several short (repaired) tears at the extremes. 6 pages of ads. In all, a sound copy of this important book, housed in a full leather slipcase with an elaborately gilt spine. AL 13664; Grolier American 60. Bookseller Inventory # 179424

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

MELVILLE, HERMAN.
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Book Description: New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851, 1851. First American Edition; first binding; publisher's green cloth. Foxing; some page staining; cloth spotting and fraying; contemporary inscription on the front endpaper; a good copy in a custom slipcase. The three-volume London edition was published a month earlier. Harper & Brothers set the type from Melville's manuscript, and the English edition was set from Melville's annotated Harper sheets. The American edition contains some 35 passages expurgated by Bentley in the The Whale. Nearly all of the unsold copies of this 3000 copy edition were destroyed three years later in a warehouse fire, but this loss would hardly have upset the critical and reading public, as the book was generally misunderstood and largely ignored. Melville's career sunk like the Pequod, his reputation salvaged only well after his death. Bookseller Inventory # 27892

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MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE

MELVILLE, HERMAN
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Book Description: HARPER & BROS., NYC, 1851. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good+. 1st American Edition. Very attractive and totally unrestored. Minor foxing. In beautiful red custom box. None. Bookseller Inventory # 10452

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Moby Dick; or, The Whale.

MELVILLE, Herman.
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Book Description: Harper, New York, 1851. hardcover. Book Condition: very good. First. Melville's great classic, in the first binding, complete with 6 pages of ads at rear; covers blind-stamped with a heavy rule frame and circular device in the center of both boards. This copy has double orange flyleaves, front & rear, with an ownership signature dated 1851 on the verso of the rear orange flyleaf. Housed in an attractive 1/4 green morocco slipcase. -- BAL 13664. xxiii, 635 pages, plus ads. Thick 8vo, original slate blue cloth faded to green on spine and edges and with light shelf wear; upper corner of front cover faintly stained and with repairs at spine ends; original orange endpapers are discolored at center and have a small embossed bookseller's ticket; some light foxing on title and other preliminary pages. New York: Harper & Brothers & London: Richard Bentley, 1851. First edition. A very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 178399

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

MELVILLE, Herman
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Book Description: Harper and Brothers, New York, 1851. First Edition. A firm, unsophisticated copy of Melville's masterpiece, preceded by a three-volume London edition a month earlier. The American edition was 3000 copies, but the book sold poorly, and many unsold copies were destroyed in a warehouse fire in 1854. BAL 13664. GROLIER AMERICAN 60. Octavo (19cm); Blanck's first binding of slate A cloth with embossed circular publisher's device to front and rear boards; [i-xxiv], [1]-[635] + 6pp. publisher's ads. Original orange-coated endpapers. A good, unrestored copy. Spine has faded to tan, with consequent dulling to gilt; small losses to cloth at spine ends, joints and board edges, with one small, old inexpert repair to cloth at base of spine. Front free endpaper with a small (ca. 1/2") abrasion, the result of an ill-advised erasure, which has further suffered an undignified later attempt at re-coloring. Scattered foxing within, but text generally fresh and tight. Bookplate of Miriam Dyer-Bennett to front pastedown. In custom morocco and marbled paper clamshell box. Bookseller Inventory # 17039

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Moby-Dick; or, the Whale.

Melville, Herman 1819-1891
(West Newbury, MA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. London: Richard Bentley, New York, 1851. 19.3cm. Xxiii[blank]634[1,blank,6adv,2blank]p. Orig brown A cloth and original marbled endpapers; the first binding. The front matter pagination as detailed by BAL but text on p.xii begins " Scarcely.". (BAL omits the quotation mark, probably in error.). There is plate damage to "sleeper's" (p.110, line 28) and "then" (p.110, line 29). Other faults are as described in the Howe copy. Text irregularly foxed. Previous owner's small bookplate inside cover and some 1920s-vintage newspaper clippings have been tipped onto the ffep, front and back and the following page. The pencilled name "Mr. William Cowperthwait" on the first blank. There is a lateral tear halfway across the spine just above the title but no loss. The spine right top lacks a chip , and the bottom lacks a chip below the gilt rule. Corners have some wear. Overall a very good copy. BAL 13664, Howe HM10, Grolier American Hundred 60. 19.3cm. Xxiii[blank]634[1,blank,6adv,2blank]p. Bookseller Inventory # 002962

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Moby-Dick; or, The Whale

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, New York, 1851. First Edition. FIRST BINDING, with the publisher's circular device blindstamped on the front and back board. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt-stamped spine, expertly rebacked with the loss only of a little of the decorative rule at the spine tips. There are a few light residual creases to the cloth on the spine, and a faint, semi-circular dampstain on the front board. Internally, the name R. G. Stockbridge is twice stamped in ink on the front free endpaper and there is some scattered foxing, mostly light, a little heavier on the flyleaves and preliminaries. Complete with the original brown-orange endpapers, the six pages of terminal publisher's ads, a terminal blank, and double flyleaves at both the front and back. A bright, Very Good copy in the appealing red cloth binding. BAL 13664. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 000122

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MOBY DICK; or, The Whale

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: The Arion Press, 1979. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. A MASTERPIECE OF LITERATURE AND THE PRINTING ARTS. Book Description: San Francisco Arion Press, 1979. Large quarto. 577 pp. One of 265 copies, of which 250 were for sale. Bound in full blue morocco with stamped silver lettering to the spine. This copy is a very fine copy of this magnificent work, long considered Arion's finest production. Housed in faded and sun damaged blue cloth slipcase which, while showing wear, successfully protected the actual book. According to the book's prospectus, Barry Moser's intricate boxwood engravings were intended as informative depictions of the whaling industry in general rather than Melville's story in particular, thus leaving "the Pequod, Ahab, and Moby-Dick described only by Melville's words." In order to render his subject matter with authentic detail, Moser spent many hours doing research at whaling and maritime museums in New England and San Francisco. This project marks his only collaboration with Andrew Hoyem, proprietor of the Press. The sixth book issued by Arion Press, Moby-Dick went into production more than ten years after Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem began planning it. The book took over a year to print, commencing in March of 1978 and was completed in May of 1979. This book has been described by Arion as "one of the most elaborate printing ventures ever to be undertaken by an American press" and by William Everson, in Fine Print, as "a feat of craftsmanship unexcelled in modern printing." In the 1990s THE GROLIER CLUB NAMED IT ONE OF THE 100 MOST BEAUTIFUL BOOKS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. The text was set by hand in Goudy Modern, with initial letters printed in blue at the start of each of the 135 chapters in Leviathan Capitals, a special alphabet designed for the purpose by Charles Bigelow & Kris Holmes. Printed on Barcham Green's handmade paper, which has a distinctive blue-grey tint to it and is watermarked with the outline of a whale, designed specifically for this edition. Bookseller Inventory # 334

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MOBY DICK: OR, THE WHALE

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: Arion Press, San Francisco, Ca., 1979. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Barry Moser (illustrator). Limited Edition. 15" - 23" Tall. Boards (HB) in very good + condition with only the lingering faint oder of mustiness, from being stored in box, to keep it from a near fine copy. Blue cloth slipcase in very good condition with two small dings to edges and light discoloration to inside slipcase. Considered a masterpiece of classic literature and modern printing art, this volume is bound in full blue morocco with stamped silver lettering to the spine. The sixth book issued by Arion Press, Moby-Dick went into production more than ten years after Robert Grabhorn and Andrew Hoyem began planning it. The book took over a year to print, commencing in March of 1978 and was completed in May of 1979. described by Arion as "one of the most elaborate printing ventures ever to be undertaken by an American press". Moser's intricate boxwood engravings represent a carefully researched tribute to whaling industry as well as the power of the sea. This project marks his only collaboration with Andrew Hoyem, proprietor of the Press. With a text set by hand in Goudy Modern,and initial letters printed in blue at the start of each of the 135 chapters in Leviathan Capitals, a special alphabet designed for the purpose by Charles Bigelow & Kris Holmes. Barcham Green's special handmade paper, which has a distinctive blue-grey tint to it and is watermarked with the outline of a whale, was designed specifically for this edition. A triumph of style and literature and highly collectable as it is one of only 265 copies ever printed of which 250 were for sale. 577 pages. 15" - 23" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 010716

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Moby-Dick; Or, the Whale

MELVILLE, Herman.
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Book Description: Harper, Chicago, 1851. hardcover. Book Condition: Good. First. N/A. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP72720529

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Moby-Dick, or The Whale

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: Harper & Brothers, NY, 1851. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good-. 1st U.S. ed. xxiii, 635pp, [6] ads. Very Good minus hardbound copy of the American First Edition in the publisher's original purplish-brown cloth with the circular lifesaver device debossed on the front and rear boards, expertly rebacked retaining the original spine with the loss of a bit of the upper & lower decorative gilt, spine gilt somewhat faded, tips repaired, unobtrustive scattered spotting and staining to the binding, faint dampstain to the upper corner of the first one hundred pages, foxing, ex-libris Fisk Memorial Library, Natchez, Mississippi. Apart from the rebacking and the minor repair to the tips the binding is completely original. This copy with the original burnt-orange endpapers, the six pages of publisher's advertisements, a terminal blank, and double flyleaves at the back. The ink signature of the original owner, William M. W. Cochran, Natchez, Mississippi, is present on the front free endpaper and dated December, 1851, indicating the book was purchased only a month after publication. Also present is the pencil signature of W. L. Cochran, dated 1909. Rubber-stamped onto the front flyleaf and (more faintly) on the dedication page is the library stamp of Fisk Memorial Library, Natchez, Mississippi (no other library markings present). The book is housed in a custom-made clamshell box bound in chocolate-brown cloth with a paper label on the spine. All in all, a presentable copy, in the publisher's original binding, of this desirable high point in American literature. Bookseller Inventory # 14313

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Moby Dick; Or, The Whale.

Melville, Herman.
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Book Description: San Francisco: Arion Press, 1979. Thick folio, 577 pages. Illustrated with 100 wood engravings by Barry Moser. Original full blue morocco, slipcase. As new. Limited to 250 copies. Printed in black and blue on Barcham Green handmade paper produced especially for this edition. One of the most celebrated 20th century American private press books. Moser's wood engravings are of an historical or context nature -- places, creatures, objects and tools, and process uses in the whaling industry. Grolier, Century for the Century, 83. Bookseller Inventory # 105891

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Moby Dick or The Whale. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent

KENT, ROCKWELL] MELVILLE, HERMAN.
(Boston, MA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1930, 1930. First Edition; one of 1000 copies. Quarto; three volumes; publisher's black cloth; very minor wear; a near fine set in the original aluminum slipcase, which has some scratches and discoloration. Two of the volumes retain the remnants of the original clear dust jackets with paper flaps. and an announcement of an exhibition of Kent's drawings for this book is laid in. More 80 years on, this remains the finest illustrated edition of the book often claimed as America's great novel. Bookseller Inventory # 29026

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MOBY DICK (in 3 volumes and aluminum slipcase)

MELVILLE, HERMAN
(Chicago, IL, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: LAKESIDE PRESS, CHICAGO, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. ROCKWELL KENT (illustrator). 1st Edition thus. 1 of 1,000. Comes with an invitation to a special function called "The Christening of Moby Dick"- given by publisher. Aluminum slipcase has some surface scratches, but is largely in very good condition. Books have recent wax DJs (the same as those originally issued). None. Bookseller Inventory # 10613

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Moby Dick: Or The Whale

MELVILLE, Herman
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Book Description: Lakeside Press, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First edition. 4to. 280 illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Original silver stamped black cloth, beveled edges; top edges stained black (spine ends slightly toned). Very good, no foxing. 3 volumes complete. No signatures or bookplates. Original aluminum slipcase (usual rubbing). Pages are mostly unopened. There is little if any of the offsetting of the plates onto the text. One of 1,000 sets. Artist and the Book 140. Kent's magnum opus. Extra shipping required. Bookseller Inventory # 308649

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Moby Dick or The Whale. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent.

KENT, Rockwell) MELVILLE, Herman.
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Book Description: Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930, 1930. 3 volumes, quarto. Original black cloth, decoration to the upper boards and titles to spines in silver, top edges stained black, others uncut. In the original acetate dust jackets with paper flaps. Lacking the metal slipcase. Slight tanning to spines and light rubbing to ends and corners, internally fresh and overall in excellent, with the jackets somewhat tanned, crinkled and occasionally chipped. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent. First Rockwell Kent edition, one of a limited edition of 1,000 sets. In 1926 Rockwell Kent (1882?1971), then just beginning to establish his fame as an artist, was approached by R. R. Donnelley and Sons to illustrate a new edition of Richard Henry Dana's Two Years Before the Mast. Kent demurred, suggesting Moby Dick instead. Kent was given complete freedom to design and illustrate the three-volume set. The resulting work has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest in a sublime but difficult novel. Bookseller Inventory # 88131

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MOBY DICK. Or, The Whale.

MELVILLE. HERMAN. ; KENT. ROCKWELL. Illustrates.
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Book Description: The Lakeside Press. Chicago. 1930, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Limited Edition. FIRST ROCKWELL KENT EDITION. Three volumes. 4to. (11.8 x 8.6 inches). Limited edition, one of 1000 sets issued. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent with 280 fine woodcuts throughout the text, including full-page plates, chapter head and tail-pieces, and many other smaller cuts in the text. Fine, clean set in the publishers black cloth bindings with Kent's designs stamped to the front board and spine, which is also lettered, in silver. Top edges dyed black, the others untrimmed. In the original clear dustwrappers with paper inner flaps. A couple of large tears to the top edges of two of the wrappers but overall in very good condition. This set is lacking the publishers aluminium slip case. Overall a lovely set in wonderful condition. Published in the same year in a small, single volume, trade edition, Kent's interpretation of Melville's great adventure proved immensely popular. It has been credited with contributing greatly to the rediscovery of Moby Dick as a classic. Bookseller Inventory # 8853

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Moby Dick, or The Whale.

KENT, Rockwell. MELVILLE, Herman.
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Book Description: The Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1930. 3 vols. With full-page illustrations by Rockwell Kent. Folio, publisher's dark gray cloth stamped in silver, in publisher's aluminum slipcase (lacking the glassine wrappers). First of this illustrated edition; one of 1000 copies. Spines slightly sunned with some light rubbing to the cloth. Contents fine. The metal slipcase has a few scratches and marks; generally attractive. Laid in is a 1930 autograph letter signed by Rockwell Kent, on his printed letterhead, addressed to W. A. Kittredge of the Lakeside Press. Bookseller Inventory # 58049

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Moby Dick or The Whale - Three Volumes

Herman Melville; Illustrator-Rockwell Kent Illus
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Book Description: Lakeside Press, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Three volumes housed in original stainless steel slipcase. Limited to 1000 copies in 1930. Beautifully illustrated by Rockwell Kent and considered by many to be his magnum opus. Kent was given near complete freedom on the design and it was years in the making and includes 280 woodcuts. Lacks acetate jackets. Bound in black cloth stamped in silver. Spines show a touch of sunning and some light wear to the spine ends. Plates show faint offsetting, as per usual. Bindings solid. Slipcase shows a touch of surface wear. Over all, a presentable set of a master work of 20th century American book making. Bookseller Inventory # 120702001

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Moby Dick or, The Whale 3 Vols.

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1930. Book Condition: Very Good +. Dust Jacket Condition: fair. Rockwell Kent (illustrator). First edition thus. Limited Edition of 1000. In aluminum slipcase as released, with original cellophane present but in pieces. Large Quarto, silver decorations on grey cloth. Spines slightly sunned. All 3 volumes in Very Good+ condition, the only fault being the owner's pastedown p A beautiful and famous edition decorated and illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Profusely illustrated with Kent's signature engraving style., this edition has become the definitive Moby Dick of the twentieth century. Bookseller Inventory # TW100000292

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Moby Dick or The Whale. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent

Melville, Herman. Kent, Rockwell, illustrator.
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Book Description: Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. Book Condition: Good. *This price has been discounted until Sunday as part of our ABEBOOKS SALE. Order now for best savings! first edition with these illustrations, limited to 1000 sets; three volumes, large quarto, xxvii, [1], 279 pp. + vi, [2], 284 pp. + vii, [1], 282, [5] pp. (ending with the colophon), a total of 280 illustrations, original black cloth stamped in silver after a design by Kent and top edges black, covers worn & frayed at the edges, else good+ in a very good aluminum slipcase; lacks the glassine protectors. Photos available upon request. Bookseller Inventory # ZB930132

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Moby Dick [Illustrated by Rockwell Kent and SIGNED]

Melville, Herman and Illustrated by Rockwell Kent
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Book Description: Random House, New York, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine/Good. Rockwell Kent (illustrator). First Edition. Octavo, 822 pp., Dust Jacket is wrapped in a fresh Mylar protective sleeve. Old name in ink. Original dust jacket [which does not mention Herman Melville, the author] in original condition. Good jacket with wear at spine tips and a few small stains. Small chips along edges. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale is a novel by Herman Melville, first published in 1851. It is considered to be one of the Great American Novels. The story tells the adventures of wandering sailor Ishmael and his voyage on the whaleship Pequod, commanded by Captain Ahab. Ishmael soon learns that Ahab has one purpose on this voyage:to seek out Moby Dick, a ferocious, enigmatic white sperm whale. In a previous encounter, the whale destroyed Ahab's boat and bit off his leg, which now drives Ahab to take revenge. Approached in 1926 by publisher R. R. Donnelley to produce an illustrated edition of Richard Henry Dana, Jr.' s Two Years Before the Mast, Kent suggested Moby-Dick instead. Published in 1930 by the Lakeside Press of Chicago, the three-volume limited edition (1000 copies) filled with Kent's haunting black-and-white pen/brush and ink drawings sold out immediately; Random House produced this trade edition which was also immensely popular. A previously obscure book, Moby Dick had been rediscovered by critics in the early 1920s. The success of the Rockwell Kent illustrated edition was a factor in its becoming recognized as the classic it is today. Seldom found signed in original jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 025499

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Moby Dick

Melville, Herman
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Book Description: The John C. Winston Company, Chicago, 1931. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Anton Otto Fischer (illustrator). Unknown. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Signed by illustrator, Anton Otto Fischer, and William McFee who wrote the foreword. Letter of Provenance included. Anton Otto Fischer, was a long time cover artist and illustrator for The Saturday Evening Post. He was most well known for his maritime paintings. Fischer illustrated such books as Twenty-thousand Leagues under the Sea, Treasure Island, The Mutineers and many others. Apparently Fischer was in the habit of spelling his name both with and without the 'c'. His signature is dated N.Y. 1933, and is located on the illustrated endpaper. William McFee was the son of an English sea captain and spent his early life as a marine engineer. After WWI he settled in the US. He was a prolific writer of sea stories, McFee also wrote reviews for The New York Sun and The New York Times. McFee signature is located on the reverse of the frontispiece. Black cloth with gold titles and decorations. The title on the spine is very faded, but the front board is very bright. There is also a very large paste-on illustration on the front. The illustration is in very good condition. Wear to all edges, corners worn through. Head of spine is fraying, as are top corners. Binding is a little loose. Color illustrated endpapers. Introduction by William McFee and notes by M. Dodge Holmes, PhD. author of Joan of Arc. Thirteen full page color illustrations on glossy paper, including frontis. Limited numbered edition, 21 of 188 copies (the number 234 is crossed out and the no. 188 is written in). The cover illustration and cloth color are different from the other volumes as well. 414p. Signed by Illustrator. Bookseller Inventory # 1763

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Moby Dick

Herman Melville
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Book Description: ReadHowYouWant. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1425046592

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Moby Dick

Herman Melville, Rockwell Kent
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Book Description: Random House, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Random House, New York 1930. First Edition Thus / First Printing. Dated 1930 with no additional printings. Black cloth boards with silver lettering. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Signed by Rockwell Kent on a tipped in page after the front endpaper. The Signature is Guaranteed Authentic. Book Condition: Very Good+, clean boards, tight spine, light shelf wear. Light spots at the endpaper & page edges. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+, wrapped in a new removable mylar cover. Shelf wear, mild darkening at the jacket spine. Bookseller Inventory # 7041

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Moby Dick

Herman Melville
Bookseller: Lasting Words Ltd
(Northampton, UK, United Kingdom)
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Book Description: Putman, UK, 1901. Decorative Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. A Burnham Shute (illustrator). First Edition Thus. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1st Edition Thus 1901. New introduction by Louis Becke. A. Burnham Shute (illustrator).Four black and white plates This classic novel was largely forgotton until D H Lawrence praised the work in the 1920's. Early edition of this work are very scarce. Book is very good and quitey bright. Edges and spine tips rubbed. Contents good. Small loss to endpaper. Endpapers cracked at hinges but nice tight binding. A good example of a very scarce early edition of this classic work. PLEASE DOUBLE CLICK ON IMAGE TO ENLARGE. Digital images available upon request.Ref 6670. Bookseller Inventory # 009336

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MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE

HERMAN MELVILLE
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Book Description: THE MODERN LIBRARY/ RANDOM HOUSE, INC, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. ROCKWELL KENT (illustrator). USED EX-LIBRARY COPY, GENERAL USE WEAR, dark red/ burgundy cover color, library stamps. age wear to pages, intact, no dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 000011

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MOBY DICK] HARPERS NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE

MELVILLE, Herman
(West Hollywood, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: NY: Harper & Brothers, (1851), 1851. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Very first appearance of Moby Dick in any form: Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. XVII, October, 1851, Vol. III, the opening chapter of the classic, here entitled, The Town-Ho's Story. Further explanation provided as, From 'The Whale,' the title of a new work by Mr. Melville, in the press of Harper & Brothers, and now publishing in London by Mr. Bentley. Beautifully presented in a custom designed heavy plexiglass free-standing, double-sided frame to enhance the display of this unique literary collectible. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-4280141551

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Moby Dick

MELVILLE, Herman
(Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.)
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Book Description: Cassell & Company, limited, 1930. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. First British edition from Lakeside Press sheets. Thick 8vo. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. Full navy blue gilt stamped morocco, marble endpapers, upper cover with grey whale onlay; edges gilt. Fine, fresh. 826 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Extra shipping required. Bookseller Inventory # 309062

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