First American edition Herman Melville Moby Dick



2015-07-06 16:14:10

Swann Auction Galleries have announced a 19th and 20th Century Literature Auction set to go underway on the 19th of June. The auction is to be led by a first American edition of Herman Melville's classic 'Moby Dick' which contains thirty-five passages and the Epilogue which were omitted from the English edition. The book was published by Harper & Brothers in 1851 and is up for sale with an $18,000 - $25,000 estimate.
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