Boston: St Botolph Society, February 1922. A. Burnham Shute (Illus). 8th impr., octavo pp.xii, 545, (viii, publisher's adverts), b&w fronts and plates illustrated by A. Burnham Shute, original boards, light tanning to eps, previous owner's name to ffep and date in ink, "10 January 1948" to recto, comptemporary bookseller's ticket (J.W. Robinson, Los Angeles) to rear paste-down, in original blue boards, gilt lettering with embossed illus of ship to front bd., light ink mark 'B.I.' to spine, cnrs lightly rubbed, contents clean. Very good condition of this early edition by this publisher.
A very nice firm copy with the illustrations by Shute of this classic of the sea, telling of the pursuit of Moby Dick, the white whale who defied capture. Item #101998
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