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1st ed., thus. viii, 864 pages. Noteable for containing, in the October issue, the first appearance in print of any part of Moby Dick. (pp. 658-665) "*From 'THE WHALE'. The title of a new work by Mr. Melville, in the press of Harper and Brothers, and now publishing in London by Mr. Bentley." Maroon leather spine and corners, with gilded bands; dark brown boards. Leather scuffed and corners rubbed; front joint cracked at bottom. Endpapers foxed and soiled. Text block clean and tight with very little foxing.
Title: [Moby Dick chapter 54: "The Town-Ho's Story"] in Harper's New Monthly Magazine: Volume III, June to November 1851.
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