New York: Hendricks House, 1960. First Edition. Octavo, 652 pages; VG/VG-; spine is beige with black lettering; dust jacket is in a mylar covering, has moderate wear, with chipping at the op and bottom of the spine, as well as the fore edge corners, has numerous small closed tears along the top and bottom edges, spine has a small open tear and a large closed tear along the edge; binding has minor shelf wear, with minimal fraying and bumping at the top and bottom of the spine and on the fore edge corners; pages have minor age toning; shelved poetry.
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New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition. thick 8vo., viii, 864pp.; VG-; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamping, same on front board, only blind-stamping on rear board; protected with a mylar covering; cloth on front hinge separated, cloth on spine beginning to peel, still attached; some wear to rear hinge, corners, head and tail of spine; mild foxing throughout; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; First publication of any part of Moby Dick; "The Town-Ho's Story" on page 658, which became Chapter 54 of the novel, still at that time titled "The Whale,"; NM consignment; shelved case 2.
New York: Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., 1984. First Edition, First Issue. 10mo; pp 1478; VG-/no-DJ; dark blue spine with gilt text; typo on title page, author's name misspelled (see enclosed letter from publisher); cloth has slight wear to exterior boards; strong boards; text block shows light wear to exterior edges; illustrated endpapers; interior clean.
London: John Murray, 1847. First British Edition, First Printing. Octavo, xiii, 321 pages; VG; bound in contemporary half-burgundy calf, marbled boards, rebacked with modern burgundy cloth, gilt titling to spine; mild wear and rubbing to boards; lacking terminal ads. BAL 13655: State C of page 209, no priority; frontispiece map.; WD consignment; shelved case 2.
Evanston: Northwestern University Press, Newberry Library, 1968. Octavo; VG/G-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, tan with black and red print; DJ is tan with black and red print, tears at spine ends and flap corners, long tear along top of rear spine hinge, toning to spine, mild smudging, shelfwear; Boards in black cloth with gold print on red banner, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xiv, 374 pages, 1 b&w plate (port.).
London: J.M. Dent & Sons, 1943. 12mo; First published in this edition 1907, reprinted 1943; G; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth with gold print, wear to corners and spine caps with small portion of spine head torn away, pencil lines on front, else clean and strong; Text block has light tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; x, 286 pages.