"The Town-Ho's Story" from MOBY DICK in HARPER'S MONTHLY. Volume III: June - November 1851. Herman MELVILLE.

"The Town-Ho's Story" from MOBY DICK in HARPER'S MONTHLY. Volume III: June - November 1851

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851. First Edition. Hardcover. Half brown morocco leather with matching corners, marbled boards, and two gilt-lettered burgundy morocco spine labels; 864 pages. Illustrated with engravings. The first publication of any part of MOBY DICK. The eight-page excerpt is noted as being "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." Discoloration to the endpapers from the glue used in binding, contents very clean; covers tight and firm. Near Fine. Item #017544

Price: $400.00