Melville,Herman. Moby Dick. Chicago,Lakeside Press,1930.3 vols in aluminum slip-case. Illustrated by
Lot 1161
Melville,Herman. Moby Dick. Chicago,Lakeside Press,1930.3 vols in aluminum slip-case. Illustrated by Rockwell Kent. 1/1000. Fine.
Sold for US$ 5,377 inc. premium
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Lot Details
MELVILLE, HERMAN. 1819-1891.
Moby Dick, or, The Whale. Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. 3 volumes. Illustrated throughout by Rockwell Kent. 4to. Original black cloth decorated and lettered in silver, aluminum slipcase. Light offset from illustrations, light wear to slipcase, otherwise a fine, unopened example.

Limited edition, one of 1000 copies. Certainly one of Rockwell Kent’s most impressive works. The Artist & the Book 1860-1960 pp.96-7.
See illustration.
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