Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Call Me Ishmael

by OLSON, Charles

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1947
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Fine
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$3,000.00

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New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First edition. Fine in very good dustwrapper with wear at the extremities including nicks, tears and creases. Inscribed by the author: "for William S. Akin / with the request he let me know more of his own interest in Melville / Charles Olson / Washington / January 1952." The… Read more
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Call Me Ishmael.

by OLSON, Charles.

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Jeff Maser, Bookseller-ABAA
Published
[1958].
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Second edition, numbered issue.
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NY: Grove Press, [1958]. . Second edition, numbered issue.. 119 pp. Very near fine in paper-covered boards with cloth spine. One of 100 numbered copies. Originally published as a trade edition in 1947, this issue is uncommon.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Dividing Line Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$400.00

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NY: Reynal & Hitchcock , 1947. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo. 119pp. Yellow cloth. First edition. Light bump/softening to top front and bottom rear board corners, some wear/loss of sizing along tops of boards. Unclipped "$2.50" jacket has three short closed tears and a small chip out at near the spine at head of rear… Read more
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CALL ME ISHMAEL

by Olson, Charles

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THE FINE BOOKS COMPANY
Published
1947
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First Edition
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$393.88

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CALL ME ISHMAEL, Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947,first edition, fine in vg+ dust-wrapper with two short closed tears to the upper margin of the rear dust-wrapper panel and some modest chipping to the head of the dust-wrapper spine. The authors first book.
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CALL ME ISHMAEL

by OLSON, Charles

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Second Life Books Inc
Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
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$308.00

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NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. 8vo, pp. 119. Bound in yellow cloth with little nicked and worn dj. A very good copy of the author's first book. Olson perceived in Moby Dick, the making an an American mythology, reflecting the attempt at a conquest of nature. The next year he began his important career teaching at Black… Read more
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New York: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. VG w/ some sunning to front board, light dust soil to rear board. DJ is VG, clipped, w/ tears to all four corners of front panel w/ creasing, chip to lower right front panel, outer corners chipped, wear to head & heel of spine panel & along edges of some;… Read more
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Call me Ishmael.

by OLSON, Charles.

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Jeffrey H. Marks Rare Books
Published
[1947].
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Cloth very slightly sunned at edges; minuscule bumps at corners; tiny chips and creases to corners of the jacket, which has a du
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First edition.
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$300.00

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New York:: Reynal & Hitchcock,, [1947].. First edition.. publisher's yellow cloth in dust jacket.. Cloth very slightly sunned at edges; minuscule bumps at corners; tiny chips and creases to corners of the jacket, which has a dust-soiled rear panel. . 8vo,.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Carpetbagger Books, IOBA
Published
1947
Condition
Good
Edition
First Edition
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$162.00

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New York: Reynal and Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/poor. No additional printings listed. Good in a poor jacket, unclipped ($2.50), chipped to heavy loss, toned and rubbed to the remaining. Original yellow publisher's cloth, darkened at the top and bottom edges. Square and sound, dark top stain, rough-cut paper, lightly toned around the edges. Olson's classic criticism… Read more
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CALL ME ISHMAEL

by Olson, Charles

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Parnassus Book Service
Published
(1947)
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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$150.00

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New York:Reynal and Hitchcock, (1947). First Edition. hard cover. Very Good/Good. New York:Reynal and Hitchcock. (1947). 1st edition. 119pp. Hardcover with dust jacket.  Yellow boards lightly soiled and age-toned, with light wear along edges and edge points gently bumped. Internally, end-pages are age-toned, with a previous owners bookplate to inside front board, otherwise pages clean. Pages 74/75 (blank) are… Read more
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CALL ME ISHMAEL

by OLSON, Charles

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Second Life Books Inc
Published
1947
Edition
First Edition
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$138.00

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NY: Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. First Edition. Yellow cloth. 8vo, Pp. 119. A very good copy of the author's first book. Partial remnant of bookplate on the front end paper. Olson perceived in Moby Dick, the making an an American mythology, reflecting the attempt at a conquest of nature. The next year he began his important career teaching at… Read more
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Wonder Book
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Used - Good
ISBN
9780872860360
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$129.99

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City Lights Books. Used - Good. Good condition. A copy that has been read but remains intact. May contain markings such as bookplates, stamps, limited notes and highlighting, or a few light stains.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Manchester By the Book
Published
1947
Condition
Good
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$125.00

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Reynal & Hitchcock, 1947. Hardcover. Good. Dust jacket has tears to the edges, creasing , pieces missing from teh edges, spotting and soiling to back cover, flaps, $2.50 on the front flap. Bookplate on front endpaper, shading and foxing to endpapers.
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CALL ME ISHMAEL

by OLSON, CHARLES

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Studio Books
Published
1947
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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$90.00

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New York : Reynall and Hitchcock, 1947. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Reynall and Hitchcock. 1947. First editon. 119 pages. Yellow cloth with spine titles in blue. Some soiling to cover as usual, interior clean and bright, no marks. No dust jacket
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Call Me Ishmael :melville

by Olson, Charles

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Books4Cause Inc.
Published
1947-01-01
Condition
Good
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$70.00

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REYNAL & HITCHCOCK INC, 1947-01-01. Hardcover. Good. in x in x in. First edition, 1947. Scarce. Yellow cloth boards, no DJ. Cover and spine scuffed with age, light bumping to edges. Spine cracked but all pages intact. Past price mark in pencil on rear endpaper. Some yellowing to page edges. Text clean and unmarked, no underlining.… Read more
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Call Me Ishmael: A Study Of Melville

by Olson, Charles

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Bonita
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Good
ISBN
9781258429683
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$59.30

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Paperback. Good. Access codes and supplements are not guaranteed with used items.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Russell Books Ltd
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New
ISBN
9780801857317
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$41.33

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JOHNS HOPKINS UNIV PR. New. Special order direct from the distributor
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Revaluation Books
Published
1997
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New
ISBN
9780801857317
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Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, 1997. Paperback. New. reprint edition. 158 pages. 8.00x5.75x0.50 inches.
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Call Me Ishmael: A Study Of Melville

by Charles Olson

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Ergodebooks
Published
2012-07-14
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Good
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9781258429683
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Literary Licensing, LLC, 2012-07-14. Paperback. Good.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Charles Olson

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The Saint Bookstore
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New
ISBN
9780801857317
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$29.33

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Paperback / softback. New. If literary critics and reviewers at the time responded with varying degrees of skepticism to the "theory of the two Moby-Dicks,it was the experimental style and organization of the book that generated the most controversy.
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Call Me Ishmael: A Study of Melville.

by Charles Olson.

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Black Cat Hill Books
Published
1958.
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$24.50

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New York, NY Grove Pr: Evergreen, 1958. Paperback Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of moderate use: moderate spine lean; light wear to extremities; heavy scuffing along the front hinge and lower backstrip; mild rubbing and faint soiling to wrapper covers. A sturdy, presentable copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 119pp.Sewn binding. Trade Paperback.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Bonita
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New
ISBN
9781614279075
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$24.41

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Paperback. New. Brand New.
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Call Me Ishmael

by Olson, Charles

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Better World Books
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Used - Like New
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9781614279075
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$9.15

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Used - Like New. Used book that is in almost brand-new condition.
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Call Me Ishmael (Classic Reprint)

by Olson, Charles

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Better World Books
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Used - Good
ISBN
9780259751694
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$8.02

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Used - Good. Used book that is in clean, average condition without any missing pages.
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