Moby Dick is a vast and dangerous white whale. An enemy for many years after the whale bit off his leg, the crazed Captain Ahab is obsessed with his quarry. Together with his extraordinary crew, Ahab braves the oceans of the world to hunt the fearsome Moby Dick. Geraldine McCaughrean is one of the most distinguished living children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award (twice), and The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Geraldine's most recent best-selling novel "The Kite Rider" was ...
Moby Dick is a vast and dangerous white whale. An enemy for many years after the whale bit off his leg, the crazed Captain Ahab is obsessed with his quarry. Together with his extraordinary crew, Ahab braves the oceans of the world to hunt the fearsome Moby Dick. Geraldine McCaughrean is one of the most distinguished living children's authors. She has won the Carnegie Medal, the Whitbread Children's Novel Award (twice), and The Guardian Children's Fiction Award. Geraldine's most recent best-selling novel "The Kite Rider" was published to universal acclaim in March 2001.
Fair. B00R5YT3RU Copyright 1892 by Elizabeth S. Melville. Eighth Impression, February, 1922. Blue cloth hardcover. White and black illustrations. Open tear on front, rubbed edges, some stains on cover and paper spine. Binding loose. Some pages have smudging, all are yellowing.
Very Good; Blue cloth hardcover with gilt titles and gilt white and black decoration, rubbed and spine lightly sunned; frontis piece; clean pages; tight binding. Issued for The St. Botolph Society by L. C. Page & Company, Boston. The is the 11th printing of 1925, as stated....an uncommon edition in this condition.; 8vo 8"-9" tall; 545 pages.
Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Scuffing to boards. Bookplate on front pastedown. Toning to pages. Scuffing and toning to panels. Open tear on crown. Bumped corners. Edge wear. Ink to front end pastedown from previous owner.; 8vo 8"-9" tall.
Good. No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Book is in good condition with some wear to the covers. Front cover is significantly cracked before title page but remains loosely attached and seemingly complete. Pages have some notes and underlining taken in pencil. This is the version with the green covers.
Very Good+/Near Fine in Good DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear, spine lightly sunned, hint of toning at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. DJ shows moderate shelf/edge wear, chipping at edges, head and heel, large chip in lower front corner with loss of a portion of the front image, several small/moderate closed tears at rear, light even toning, else bright and clean. Green cloth boards, gilt text and decorative elements, black ink text, color pictorial endpages, frontispiece, printed tissueguards, tipped in plates. 540pp. Illus. (color plates). One of the great front board images, a ship under full sail in beautifully detailed gilt. Noted flaws notwithstanding, a handsome copy of this exceptional volume, quite scarce in DJ.
ROCKWELL KENT. VERY GOOD. JACKET: CHIPPED. 6 X 8. Dj is chipped/creased at edges, rubbed edges, tanned, and has a plastic cover on it. Bright gilt on cover & spine, good binding, clean body and unmarked text. Light shelf wear, and lightly tanning pages. This is Garden City's De Luxe Second trade Edition. Containing additional illustrations by Rockwell Kent not present in the first trade edition. neither the sounding whale with flukes of the top cover not the harpoon on the spine appeared on the covers of the original edition 1930 triple decker, spine faded and edgeworn. Kent's illustrations are now pershaps the best known illustrations for Moby Dick and are certainly among the most effective. The trade edition contains 8 fewer illustrations than the Deluxe (Lakeside Press edition). (Note: actually lacking 11 illustrations, including the 3 dramatic title pages, 3 half titles and some smaller cuts. _PAB_
FISCHER, ANTON OTTO. GIFT QUALITY. JACKET: FINE. 6 X 8 1/2. Colored pictorial dust jacket. Dust jacket has some rubs and now in Mylar protector. Colored pictorial cover. Gilt title on spine. Illustrated end papers. Colored and black and white illusrations. In ink-previous owner's inscription on the back of frontispiece. Moderate shelf wear, corners some bumps. _PAB_
Acceptable. Boston: Dana Estes and Company 1892. 5.75x8" Blue cloth hardcover with silver lettering and light blue and white illustration on front cover and spine.545pp. Includes B&W frontis. No dust jacket. Cover corners worn, spine ends torn. Front end page and half title page detached. Front paste down torn along hinge. Owner's name inside.
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