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Herman Melville's Moby-Dick...
Item # 657498 HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, New York, December, 1851 Near the back of the issue is "Literacy Notices" which discusses "A new work by Herman Melville, entitled Moby Dick; or, the Whale, has just been issued by Harper and Brothers... Moby Dick is the name of an old White Whale; half fish and half devil; the terror of the Nantucket cruisers...This huge sea monster has a conflict with one Captain Ahab...".
Additional articles include: "The Boston Tea Party" with eleven related prints; "Napoleon Bonaparte" "Gold--What It Is and Where It Comes From" "The American Arctic Expedition" and much more.
Complete in 150+ pages, 9 by 6 inches, disbound without the outer wrappers, nice, clean condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War