Moby Dick

First trade edition of Melville's classic novel illustrated with Rockwell Kent's iconic woodcuts, published after Lakeside Press three-volume edition published the same year. Blue cloth covers with silver lettering and design, with the whale emerging from the water on front cover. 5.25" x 7.5" with 822 pages. Silver cover decoration has faded and worn heavily, some cover soil. Corners a bit bumped, front lower corner worn a bit further. Pages browned but generally clean, no markings. Stain to rear endpapers from page 819 or so. Some soil to page edges. Binding is solid.


  • Moby Dick
  • Herman Melville
  • Rockwell Kent, illustrator
  • Random House, 1930