New York: 1982. First Modern Library Edition. 12 mo. 823 pp. Pen, brush and ink drawings by Rockwell Kent. Black cloth with silver lettering and decoration in publishers illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in priceclipped dustjacket with short closed tear at bottom front edge, else fine. Item #21155
Rockwell Kent’s drawings for Moby Dick, or The Whale, completed for the 1930 edition of Herman Melville’s famous novel, are considered to be among his greatest artistic achievements. His drawings first appeared in the 3 volume limited edition published by The Lakeside Press in 1930.