Moby Dick by Herman Melville (The Franklin Library)


Hardcover. Condition: Very Good+. 1979. The Franklin Library. Illustrated.

Portfolio Prints of 19th century whaling selected and introduced by Willard Thorp..

Leather bound with gilt decorations. Gilt edges. Interior clean and crisp. Beautifully illustrated. Some slight fading to gilt, but else in fine condition.

An epic tale of the conflict between man and his fate. Captain Ahab's obsessive quest to destroy the great white whale that tore off his leg leads the "Pequod" and its crew to disaster.