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Moby-Dick, or, The whale

Author: Herman Melville; Andrew Hoyem; Barry Moser; Kingsport Press,; University of California Press,
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [1981]. copyright © 1979
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [California deluxe edition.View all editions and formats
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The classic story of Moby Dick, the whale pursued relentlessly by the crazed Captain Ahab.

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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herman Melville; Andrew Hoyem; Barry Moser; Kingsport Press,; University of California Press,
ISBN: 0520045491 9780520045491
OCLC Number: 8012963
Notes: "First printing, 1981."
Reprint. Photography, on a reduced scale, of the original edition of 265 copies created in 1979 by Andrew Hoyem at the Arion Press, San Francisco.
Text is that of the critical edition of Melville's writings (Northwestern-Newberry ed.)--prepared by Harrison Hayford, Hershel Parker, and G. Thomas Tanselle.
Edition limited to 750 copies.
Designed by Andrew Hoyem, with illustrations by Barry Moser and a note on the California edition by James D. Hart.
Photographic reproduction by Charles R. Wood. Printing done by the Kingsport Press.
Description: xv, 576 pages, 1 unnumbered page : illustrations, maps, portrait ; 34 cm
Other Titles: Moby-Dick
Whale
Responsibility: Herman Melville.

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"Historically, the two great typographical edifices of West Coast printing are the Grabhorn "Leaves of Grass and the Nash "Divine Comedy. Now the Arion Press "Moby Dick takes its place beside them. . Read more...

 
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