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MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick;
New York : 1851First US edition, the A. Edward Newton copy. Moby-Dick is "a book that has no equal in American literature for variety and splendor of style and for depth of feeling" (DAB). The American edition followed the English by a month and contains some thirty-five passages and an epilogue which were excluded in the English edition. A. Edward Newton, a prolific... Learn More£42,000.00
Stock Code: 127258
(KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick or The Whale.
Chicago : 1930First Rockwell Kent edition, limited to 1,000 sets. It is considered one of the finest editions of Melville's masterpiece and one of the great American illustrated books of the 20th century. In 1926 Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), then just beginning to establish his fame as an artist, was approached by R. R. Donnelley and Sons to illustrate a new edition... Learn More£6,750.00
Stock Code: 120710
(NAVAL.) The Tenth Report of the Commissioners of Naval Enquiry.
[London] : 1805First edition of the report produced by the commission of inquiry appointed in 1802 to review the financial management of the Admiralty, of which Dundas had been treasurer between 1782 and 1800, and which, on the initiative of Samuel Whitbread, resulted in Dundas's impeachment in 1806 for the misappropriation of public money.
Henry Dundas, first... Learn More£500.00
Stock Code: 133498