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The Resource The whale, by Herman Melville, author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Redburn," "Mardi," "White-jacket."

The whale, by Herman Melville, author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Redburn," "Mardi," "White-jacket."

Label
The whale
Title
The whale
Statement of responsibility
by Herman Melville, author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Redburn," "Mardi," "White-jacket."
Title variation
Whale, or, Moby Dick
Creator
Contributor
Binder
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
SUC
Citation location within source
  • 1685
  • 13663
  • 1
Citation source
  • Sadleir, M. 19th cent. fiction
  • Blanck, J. Bibliography of American literature
  • Tanselle, G.T. Checklist of editions of Moby-Dick
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
The whale, by Herman Melville, author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Redburn," "Mardi," "White-jacket."
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 500 copies printed in October 1851. Cf. Tanselle
  • First American and all subsequent editions have title: Moby Dick
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
3 volumes (viii, 312; iv, 303, [1]; iv, 328 p.)
Note
  • Clark copy: Imperfect copy: half-title, v. 1, wanting. Bound in half red morocco, gilt edges, by Maclehose.
  • Spec. Coll. Sadleir copy (with call no. Sadleir 1685): bound in blind-stamped blue cloth boards, featuring arabesque border enclosing an ornamental center-piece; gold cloth spine, with large gilt embossed figure of a whale arranged vertically; gold-stamped spine title; plain cream endpapers. Bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown of volume I of Remnant & Edmonds, London. From the collection of British collector Michael Sadleir. In blue and white marbled paper slipcase lined with blue felt.
  • Spec. Coll. copy (with class no.PS2384): Part of a collection (Collection 548). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville. Item is in box 4. Bound in half blue wave-grain morocco; blue cloth boards. Top edges gilt. Grayish blue endpapers. Gift, Edwin S. and David W. Schneidman.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14262177
  • ucoclc14262177
Label
The whale, by Herman Melville, author of "Typee," "Omoo," "Redburn," "Mardi," "White-jacket."
Publication
Note
  • 500 copies printed in October 1851. Cf. Tanselle
  • First American and all subsequent editions have title: Moby Dick
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
3 volumes (viii, 312; iv, 303, [1]; iv, 328 p.)
Note
  • Clark copy: Imperfect copy: half-title, v. 1, wanting. Bound in half red morocco, gilt edges, by Maclehose.
  • Spec. Coll. Sadleir copy (with call no. Sadleir 1685): bound in blind-stamped blue cloth boards, featuring arabesque border enclosing an ornamental center-piece; gold cloth spine, with large gilt embossed figure of a whale arranged vertically; gold-stamped spine title; plain cream endpapers. Bookseller's ticket on rear pastedown of volume I of Remnant & Edmonds, London. From the collection of British collector Michael Sadleir. In blue and white marbled paper slipcase lined with blue felt.
  • Spec. Coll. copy (with class no.PS2384): Part of a collection (Collection 548). To page this item, use the collection record; to find the collection record, search the title: Shneidman collection of books relating to Herman Melville. Item is in box 4. Bound in half blue wave-grain morocco; blue cloth boards. Top edges gilt. Grayish blue endpapers. Gift, Edwin S. and David W. Schneidman.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14262177
  • ucoclc14262177

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