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Lot #190
DepartmentBooks
Sold For$3,750.00(hammer price)
 $4,500.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedOctober 4, 2019

Description

MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE THREE-VOLUME SET ILLUSTRATED BY ROCKWELL KENT
By Herman Melville (Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930). Wood engravings throughout by Rockwell Kent, considered a masterpiece of 20th Century book illustration. Large Q. Original black cloth with silver title and vignette on spine and volume number and abstract design on front. Beveled boards. Top edges black. Aluminum slipcase.
The Collection of Sam and Donna McDowell.

Condition

Some fading of spines. Some scuffing on covers. Illustrations faintly offset. Some toning. Well preserved with no significant wear or damages noted.

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