Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Selections from the Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Fine Books and Manuscripts, Including Selections from the Collection of Barbara and Ira Lipman

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The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman

Melville, Herman — Kent, Rockwell (illustrator) | A masterpiece of modern book design

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December 16, 08:44 PM GMT

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3,000 - 5,000 USD

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The Passion of American Collectors: Property of Barbara and Ira Lipman


Melville, Herman — Kent, Rockwell (illustrator)

Moby Dick; or The Whale. Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930


3 vols. 4to (292 x 210 mm). Numerous black-and-white full-page and text illustrations by Rockwell Kent; some light offsetting of illustrations to text. Publisher's black cloth stamped in silver with design by Kent, top edges stained black; slightest fading to ends. Original aluminum slipcase; usual rubbing.


One of 1000 copies of the celebrated edition illustrated and designed by Rockwell Kent.