"Call me Ishmael."Herman Melville. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851.
First edition. Octavo. xxiii, 635 pages.
Custom full dark green leather. Gilt ruled front and rear with decorated corners. Five raised bands with gilt titles and decoration. Marbled endpapers. Original cloth backstrip is bound in at rear. Binding is lightly rubbed and scuffed. Pages are toned along edges with intermittent foxing. There is a three-quarter-inch stain beginning at page 12 that bleeds about ten pages either way. Final leaf has been reinforced on the verso. Housed in a custom clamshell box. A very good copy.
Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Books & Catalogs (view shipping information)
Sales Tax information | Terms and Conditions
Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments
Glossary of Terms
Buyer's Premium per Lot:
19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.
- Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
- Bid online
- Free Collector newsletter
- Want List with instant e-mail notifications
- Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
- Cash Advances
- More Bidders
- Trusted Experts
- Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
Learn about consigning with us
The pre and post sales experience was wonderful and flawless. Heritage has the best in-house operation I have ever seen and their people are not only professional but fun to work with, especially Steve C.View More Testimonials
As for Heritage's online system… Yes the interface is more complex than what we are used to with SAN but what is behind that interface is amazing for sellers and buyers alike. It is real time and for a real serious auction buyer there is nothing better in the auction industry, bar none.
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)