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    [Rockwell Kent]. Herman Melville. Moby Dick. Or, The Whale. Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1930. First Lakeside edition and first with Kent's illustrations, limited to 1,000 copies. Presentation copy inscribed by illustrator on front free endpaper: "To Jerry M. Stepanek / by Rockwell Kent." Three quarto volumes. Original black cloth over boards with bevelled edges, stamped in silver on front cover and spine; top edges stained black, others untrimmed. Backstrips faintly dulled; occasional light rubbing with just a touch of soiling. A bit of offsetting from illustrations, as usual. Housed in an aluminum slipcase with minor some rubbing and surface scruffs. Near fine. From a Private Collection in St. Charles, IL.



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