February 18, 2021 10:00 EST

Books & Manuscripts

 
  Lot 27
 

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[Children's & Illustrated] [Melville, Herman]
Moby Dick: Artists IIllustrate Herman Melville's The White Whale

Aberdeen, (Scotland): Charles Hynes and Aberdeen City Libraries, 1997. First and limited edition, #1 of only 14 hardbound books. Elephant folio, 30 x 21 1/4 in. (762 x 540 mm). Foreword by Alan Fulton, introduction by Calum Cumming. Illustrated with 28 screenprints, etchings, and lithographs by Frank Convery, Will Maclean, Debbie Lee, Reinhard Behrens, Ian Howard, Charles Hynes, John McNaught, David McCracken, Keith Byres, Gordon Brown, Nina Ashby, and Jonathan Jones. Original quarter salmon skin over blue cloth-covered boards, stamped in silver; all edges untrimmed.

Sold for $2,520
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

Aberdeen, (Scotland): Charles Hynes and Aberdeen City Libraries, 1997. First and limited edition, #1 of only 14 hardbound books. Elephant folio, 30 x 21 1/4 in. (762 x 540 mm). Foreword by Alan Fulton, introduction by Calum Cumming. Illustrated with 28 screenprints, etchings, and lithographs by Frank Convery, Will Maclean, Debbie Lee, Reinhard Behrens, Ian Howard, Charles Hynes, John McNaught, David McCracken, Keith Byres, Gordon Brown, Nina Ashby, and Jonathan Jones. Original quarter salmon skin over blue cloth-covered boards, stamped in silver; all edges untrimmed.

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