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2962T Boston
November 28, 2016 12:00 PM - December 7, 2016 03:00 PMCalender

Melville, Herman (1819-1891) Moby Dick or the Whale , Illustrated by Rockwell Kent (1882-1971).

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


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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