Herman Melville

Moby-Dick

originally published:

October 1851

We offered this copy of the first American edition, in the scarce red binding with a tipped in signature, in our first Classic Book Cards set.

awards:

  • Johnson Highspot of American Literature(1851)
  • Library of Congress 88 Books That Shaped America(1851)

reference info

bio notes:
born: 8/1/1819
died: 9/28/1891
born as: Herman Melvill
nationality: USA

American author best known for his novels of the sea, including his masterpiece, Moby-Dick (1851). - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature

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We offered this magnificent copy of the British, true first edition in our first Classic Book Cards set.
We offered this copy of the first American edition in our Catalog 80.