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Moby Dick or the Whale

by Melville, Herman

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Published
1974
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Very Fine
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Limited.
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Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1974. Book. Very Fine. Full-Leather. Limited.. Full leather binding with gilt decoration. appears unread, gilt edges all around. Limited Edition, stated from The 100 Greatest Books of all time. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Moby Dick

by Melville, Herman

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Published
1979
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Very Fine
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Limited.
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Philadelphia: The Franklin Library, 1979. Book. Very Fine. Half-Leather. Limited.. Leather spine over cloth boards, 4 raised bands, gilt lettering, marble endpapers, cut gilt edges all around. Silk bookmark still folded, new condition, appears unread. Included are 19th Century illustrations selected by Willard Thorp. With an introductiion to the illustrations and color plates. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Why Read Moby-Dick?

by Philbrick, Herbert A.

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Published
2011
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Very Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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9780670022991
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New York: Viking, 2011. Book. Very Fine. Hardcover. First Edition.. By the author of In The Heart of Darkness. True first edition with the full and correct number string on the copyright page. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Inscrutable Malice Theodicy, Eschatology, and the Biblical Sources of Moby-Dick

by Cook, Jonathan A.

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Published
2012
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As New
Edition
First Edition.
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9780875804644
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Duluth, IL: Northern Illinois University Press, 2012. Book. As New. Hardcover. First Edition.. Appears unread, important resource for the Melville scholar. Extensive bibliography at the end. Stated first edition, the publisher's review notice is laid in loosely. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Melville Log a Documentary Life of Herman Melville 1819-1891

by Leyda, Jay

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Published
1951
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: Harcourt Brace, 1951. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition.. Two Volume Set, I and II, the first volume has the endpapers illustrating the city of New York in 1817 and the Pacific Ocean on the back endpapers circa 1840, volume II shows Pittsfield, Massachusetts of 1858 on the front endpapers and a map of the world 1865 on… Read more
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Checklist of Melville Reviews

by Steve Mailloux & Hershel Parker

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Wayward Books
Published
1975
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Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition.
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The Melville Society, 1975. Book. Very Good. Soft Wraps. First Paperback Edition.. 90 pages, an important Melville resource. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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An Illustrated Catalogue of Books and Other Material By and About Herman Melville

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Published
1980
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Good
Edition
First Edition.
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Briston, RI: The Current Company, 1980. Book. Good. Stapled Softcover. First Edition.. Lists 375 auction items, books, reviews and criticism and includes the laid in sheet with prices realized by item for the auction, The Lakeside Press Edition of Moby Dick went for $1250. The covers are a bit soiled, front shows a Rockwell Kent drawing of the white whale.… Read more
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Ocean Voices an Anthology of Ocean Poems

by Everett Hoagland; Pablo Neruda; Walt Whitman; Askia Toure; Mary Oliver; David Densmore; Laurie Robertson-Lorant; Amiri Baraka

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Wayward Books
Published
2013
Condition
As New
Edition
First Edition.
ISBN
9780932027269
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New Bedford: Spinner Publications, 2013. Book. As New. Soft cover. First Edition.. Like New! Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Making of Nantucket Family lives and Fortunes in the Nineteenth Century

by Everett U. Crosby

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Published
2018
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As New
Edition
First Edition.
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$39.99

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New Bedford: Spinner Publications, 2018. Book. As New. Soft cover. First Edition.. A new perspective on Nantucket's history and the people who forged its future. Like new. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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The Man Who Lived Among the Cannibals

by Laurie Robertson-Lorant

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Published
2005
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As New
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First Edition.
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New Bedford: Spinner Publications, 2005. Book. As New. Soft cover. First Edition.. Poems in the voice of Herman Melville. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Artists after Moby Dick

by Leviathan Vol. 3, Number 2

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Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: Hofstra University, 2001. Book. Near Fine. Soft cover. First Edition.. Includes works by Robert K. Wallace and Elizabeth Schultz and John Bryant. Very important for the Melville Scholar. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Herman Melville Journal of a Visit to London and the Continent 1849-1850

by Metcalf, Eleanor Melville

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Published
1948
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition.
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1948. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition.. B&W illustrations throughout including a list of books obtained in London. The DJ is unclipped with edgewear and tears to the top, otherwise tight and clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Thomas Welcome Roys, America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling

by Schmitt, Frederick P.

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Wayward Books
Published
1980
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780917376337
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$12.00

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Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A.: Univ of Virginia Pr, 1980. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. Tight and clean, no internal marks or writing. The DJ has edgewear and minor closed tears. Unmarked brown cloth boards. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Douglass And Melville: Anchored Together in Neighborly Style

by Wallace, Robert K.

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Wayward Books
Published
2005
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Paperback Edition
ISBN
9780932027917
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New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Spinner Pubns Inc, 2005. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. First Paperback Edition. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Important notes, index and works cited for the Melville scholar. Illustrations throughout. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
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Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile

by Melville, Herman

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Published
1855
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Good
Edition
First Edition.
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New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition.. True first edition first state with Chapter 14 mis-stated as XVI. Reddish purple cloth binding with the spine initials ornamented with pendants. Previous owner contemporary bookplate on the front pastedown. First blank page has a neat previous owner Peter Grant, Farmingdale, March 19, 1855 noted neatly in ink.… Read more
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Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile

by Melville, Herman

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Published
1855
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: G.P. Putnam & Co., 1855. Book. Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Second state printing with brown cloth binding and yellow endpapers. The heading to chapter 14 is the correct XIV. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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Melville a Collection of Critical Essays

by Richard Chase, (editor)

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Published
1962
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Later Printing
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Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1962. Book. Very Good. Soft cover. Later Printing. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Includes essays by Robert Penn Warren, F.O. Matthiessen, Alfred Kazin, Newton Arvin and others. No internal marks or writing..
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Moby Dick and the Tools of Whaling

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Published
1983
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As New
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New Bedford, MA: New Bedford Whaling Museum, 1983. Book. As New. Printer Wrapper. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A cooperative reading of the curatorial staff of the New Bedord Whaling Museum, New Bedford, MA..
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Why Read Moby-Dick?

by Philbrick, Nathaniel

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Wayward Books
Published
2011
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780670022991
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New York: Viking, 2011 By the author of In the Heart of the Sea. Signed by the author on the title page, not inscribed to anyone. No dustjacket as issued. Included with the book is the original NY Times Book Review supplement from Oct. 23, 2011 with a full page review of the book by Kathryn… Read more
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Whalers and Whaling the Story of the Whaling Ships Up to the Present Day

by E. Keble Chatterton

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Published
1925
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First British Edition
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London: T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., 1925. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First British Edition. Many B&W illustrations throughout. 248 pages. The author also wrote Sailing Ships and Their Story and Seamen All. Some spotting to the first few pages and the uncut bottom edge. Tight and clean. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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