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Melville, Herman
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE. VOLUME III. JUNE TO NOVEMBER, 1851. [CONTAINS MOBY-DICK, THE TOWN-HO'S STORY]
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition. thick 8vo., viii, 864pp.; VG-; spine brown cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamping, same on front board, only blind-stamping on rear board; protected with a mylar covering; cloth on front hinge separated, cloth on spine beginning to peel, still attached; some wear to rear hinge, corners, head and tail of spine; mild foxing throughout; small booksellers sticker on front pastedown; First publication of any part of Moby Dick; "The Town-Ho's Story" on page 658, which became Chapter 54 of the novel, still at that time titled "The Whale,"; NM consignment; shelved case 2. 1273457. Shelved Dupont Bookstore.[Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Second Story Books [United States]
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