Moby-Dick or, the Whale - Herman Melville 1977 Easton Press Collector's Edition HB

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Condition:  Good: Good condition for a used book! Some wear. Black spot on back board. See images for the condition of this book.  Gilt decorated, full, black leather covered boards with extensive tooling to the boards, four raised raised bands on the spine and gilt edges to the text block. A silk placement ribbon is sewn-in at the head of the spine and matching silk end papers. A collector's edition produced exclusively for subscribers of the Easton Press collection of The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written. 615 pages of text and illustrations. With an introduction by Clifton Fadiman and illustrations by Boardman Robinson many of which are in color. An extremely handsome copy with no names, dates, notations or prior owner's book plates.

Blurb: A novel that explores the darkest depths and brightest hopes in the souls of men, Moby-Dick is an impassioned drama of the ultimate human struggle that the Atlantic Monthly called "the greatest of American novels."