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The Resource Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, by Herman Melville

Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, by Herman Melville

Label
Moby-Dick, or, The Whale
Title
Moby-Dick, or, The Whale
Statement of responsibility
by Herman Melville
Title variation
Whale
Creator
Contributor
Former owner
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
KSU
Citation location within source
  • 13664
  • 60
  • 1701
Citation source
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature
  • Grolier Club. One hundred influential American books printed before 1900
  • Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1851-1875
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, by Herman Melville
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • First American edition, following the publication of the first English edition
  • Includes [6] pages of publisher's advertisements at end
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiii, [1], 634, [2] pages
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: first binding of drab purple brown cloth boards, with blind-stamped borders enclosing blind-stamped circular stamp of Harper & Brothers; gold-stamped spine title; glossy yellow and gray marbled (veined) endpapers. Ownership inscription on front endleaf of Philadelphia Quaker merchant Samuel Richards Shipley ("Saml. R. Shipley"), dated 1863. In modern brown cloth slipcase. Removed from the Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville (Collection 548) for separate cataloging.
  • Clark copy: Bound in drab purple-brown A cloth; stamped in gold and blind; orange-coated endpapers. In a protective case. Bookplate of A. Edward Newton. From the library of B. George Ulizio.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30847311
  • ucoclc30847311
Label
Moby-Dick, or, The Whale, by Herman Melville
Publication
Note
  • First American edition, following the publication of the first English edition
  • Includes [6] pages of publisher's advertisements at end
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxiii, [1], 634, [2] pages
Note
  • Spec. Coll. copy: first binding of drab purple brown cloth boards, with blind-stamped borders enclosing blind-stamped circular stamp of Harper & Brothers; gold-stamped spine title; glossy yellow and gray marbled (veined) endpapers. Ownership inscription on front endleaf of Philadelphia Quaker merchant Samuel Richards Shipley ("Saml. R. Shipley"), dated 1863. In modern brown cloth slipcase. Removed from the Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville (Collection 548) for separate cataloging.
  • Clark copy: Bound in drab purple-brown A cloth; stamped in gold and blind; orange-coated endpapers. In a protective case. Bookplate of A. Edward Newton. From the library of B. George Ulizio.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)30847311
  • ucoclc30847311

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