Sale 17BP02 | Lot 132

MELVILLE, HERMAN Moby-Dick.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 132
MELVILLE, HERMAN Moby-Dick.
San Francisco: Arion Press, 1978-79. One of two hundred and sixty-five copies. Publisher's blue morocco lettered in silver, cloth slipcase. 15 x 10 inches (37.5 x 25 cm); [2], xvi, 577, [3] pp., with one hundred wood-engravings by Barry Moser. Spine a trifle faded with some minor abrasions, mild foxing to the extreme edge of the text block, some sunning and soiling to slipcase.
The finest modern edition of Melville's great classic.


C Estate of Rhoda Blumberg

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $7,500 (includes buyer's premium)

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