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Lot 0086
Heading: (Kent, Rockwell)
Author: Melville, Herman
Title: Moby Dick or the Whale
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher:The Lakeside Press
Date Published: 1930
Description:

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3 volumes. Illustrated with 280 wood engravings by Rockwell Kent. (4to) original black cloth stamped decoratively in silver, top edges stained black. First Kent Illustrated Edition. One of 1000 sets printed under the supervision of William A. Kittredge for R. R. Donnelley & Sons.

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Magnificent Rockwell Kent renderings for this major American novel. Lacking original publisher's aluminum slipcase. Rockwellkentiana p. 62.

Condition

Lightly rubbed; faint offsetting of illustrations to opposing pages; very good.

Starting Bid

$1,200.00

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  • 23%

Lakeside Press Edition of Moby Dick with Rockwell Kent

Auction ended on Sun, Feb 9, 2014
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