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Price Realized: $74,750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2075 Lot 49
MELVILLE, HERMAN. Moby-Dick; or, the Whale. 12mo, original cloth, gilt-lettered spine, publisher's circular device blindstamped in center of covers, small blister on lower front cover; foxing to fore edge and contents, minor spotting to endpapers, front pastedown slightly creased from binder's glue; 6-page publisher's advertisement in rear; small book labels of Douglas C. Ewing and Henry B. Cowles / Florence C. Esselstyn; 1/4 morocco gilt slipcase, rubbed. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851
beautiful copy of the first american edition. This edition contains thirty-five passages and the "Epilogue" omitted from the English edition which preceded it by a month (see above). BAL 13664; Sadleir, Excursions 229.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $74,750