MOBY DICK by Herman Melville

Kent, Rockwell, illustrator. MOBY DICK by Herman Melville. Lakeside Press, Chicago, 1930. The Artist and the Book, 140. Edition of 1000 copies. First edition thus. Three volumes, quarto, 279, 284, and 282pp. 280 illustrations by Kent after his ink and wash drawings, except that the title pages of each volume are prints made from copper-plate engravings by Kent (Burne-Jones 58-60). Housed in the original aluminum slipcase. Jo Mielziner's copy, with his signature on the front endpaper. Near Fine throughout, with some light scuffs from use to the slipcase and the volumes.and with the ineviable offsetting from the illustrations, and lacking, as with most sets, the original acetate wrappers.
Inventory # 13536

Price: $13,750.00