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Moby Dick, or, The whale

Collection Data

Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 (Author)
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971 (Illustrator)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1930
Place: Chicago
Publisher: The Lakeside Press
Library locations
Spencer Collection
Shelf locator: Spencer Coll. Amer. 1930+
Whales and whaling
Fiction, American
"Designed and illustrated by Rockwell Kent. One thousand copies have been printed under the supervision of William A. Kittredge at R. R. Donnelly & Sons Company, the Lakeside Press, Chicago."
Content: Title-pages in white on black, with vignettes.
Content: Illustrations: head- and tail-pieces, vignettes and 23 full page cuts in black and white after drawings by Rockwell Kent.
Content: Five of the original pen and india ink drawings by Rockwell Kent (which were slightly reduced in the printed book), comprising the small dedication drawing (reproduced v. 1, p. v), the full page drawing of the whale, night and stars (reproduced v. 1, p. 273), the full page drawing of Moby Dick crushing a whale boat (reproduced v. 2, p. 121), the full page drawing of a whale boat at sea as seen from above (reproduced v. 3, p. 217), and the half page tail-piece drawing (reproduced v. 3, p. 282). In a portfolio.
Physical Description
Extent: 3 v.illus., plates f̕.
Binding, of black cloth with silver lettering and decoration. Enclosed in metal slip case.
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 131730506
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16828300
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9b589160-4a16-0135-3356-6b981f5e5c6a
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