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Moby Dick or the White Whale

Herman Melville

Published by Random House, New York, 1930
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From Ernestoic Books and Bindery (Clarence, NY, U.S.A.)

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"Moby Dick or The Whale" by Herman Melville. First edition thus. Illustrated edition with pen and ink drawings by Rockwell Kent. "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"-Wikipedia. Published by Random House, New York, 1930. Measures 5.25" x 7.5", 822 pages. A brand new facsimile (reproduction) dust jacket is included for protection and display. The book is in very good condition. Minor wear to the boards, with gently bumped corners and cloth loss at the front hinge. The silver lettering and illustrations are lightly worn but clear and legible. Previous owner's signature in ink on the front endpaper in ink. The mull is exposed at the front gutter. The textblock is toned, clean, and complete. The binding is sound. Please view the many other rare titles available for purchase at our store. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books. Inventory #(F12-35). Bookseller Inventory # 001944

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Title: Moby Dick or the White Whale

Publisher: Random House, New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Rockwell Kent

Book Condition:Very Good

Edition: First Edition Thus

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Welcome to Ernestoic Books and Bindery, where you can find the most sought after Modern First Editions. Our bindery specializes in book and paper restoration and conservation, box making, and traditional leather bookbinding. As our name suggests, Ernest Hemingway is our specialty and our passion. "Ernestoic" was a nickname given to Hemingway by his first wife Elizabeth Hadley and son John. We guarantee the condition of every book we sell. Returns may be made within ten days of receipt for any reason. We are always interested in purchasing individual or collections of fine books.

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