Moby Dick; Or, The Whale

Brand: University of California Press
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ISBN : 9780520045484
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Moby Dick; or, The Whale

This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in 1979 in a limited edition of 250 copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one of America's finest book designers and printers. The initial letters that begin each chapter were designed especially for this book and christened "Leviathan." The illustrations, of places, creatures, objects or tools, and processes connected with nineteenth-century whaling, are original boxwood engravings by Massachusetts artist Barry Moser. The text of Moby-Dick used in this edition is based on that used in the critical edition of Melville's works published by the Northwestern University Press and the Newberry Library.

This reduced version is smaller in size than the Arion edition and the California deluxe edition, but it includes all of the original pages and illustrations. It is printed in black only throughout, and it is not slipcased.

Specifications of Moby Dick; or, The Whale

GENERAL
AuthorHerman Melville
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionRevised ed.
ISBN-100520045483
ISBN-139780520045484
PublisherUniversity of California Press
Number Of Pages600
Publication Date1983-08-16
DIMENSIONS
Height10 inch.
Length7 inch.
Width1.5 inch.
Weight2.56 pounds.

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