Lot 190 of 429:
Ken't Lakeside Press Moby Dick 1/1,000  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,900
Estimate:
$3,000 - $5,000

Title:
Moby Dick or the Whale
Author:
Melville, Herman
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
The Lakeside Press
Date:
1930
Description:

Three volumes. Illustrated with 280 reproductions of pen, brush and ink drawings by Rockwell Kent. (4to) original black cloth stamped decoratively in silver, top edges stained black, original acetate jackets with paper flaps attached. First Rockwell Kent Illustrated Edition. One of 1000 sets printed under the supervision of William A. Kittredge for R. R. Donnelley & Sons.

Melville's classic novel of the sea with the magnificent renderings by Rockwell Kent. Considered by many to be the greatest illustrated book of the 20th century. Rockwellkentiana p. 62. Many pages unopened.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some chips and tears to acetate; rubbing with light fraying at spine ends; mild toning to endpapers, moderate offsetting from plates, mild toning to leaves; near fine.
 
Item number:
305388
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