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November 28, 2016 12:00 PM - December 7, 2016 03:00 PMCalender
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Melville, Herman (1819-1891) Moby Dick or the Whale , Illustrated by Rockwell Kent (1882-1971).

$861$700
Auction: American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2962T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 28, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Melville, Herman (1819-1891) Moby Dick or the Whale, Illustrated by Rockwell Kent (1882-1971). Chicago: Lakeside Press, 1930. Limited edition, one of 1,000 copies printed, illustrated throughout with Kent's woodcuts, bound in publisher's uniform beveled black cloth, stamped in silver on front boards and spines, top edges stained black; lacking the aluminum slipcase and dust jackets, spines sunned, corners with slight wear, contents good, 11 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

Chicago, Melville