Book Two: Moby Dick

THE BOOK

Moby Dick by Herman Melville was first published in 1851.

This edition was published by Sampson Low, Marston & Co Ltd, London. It is from 1924 but actually undated. There are 492 pages and the size of the bound book without the case is 189mm x 130mm x 45mm. The pages are in excellent condition.

THE BINDING

The book has been resewn and rebound in full antiquated calfskin leather with raised bands and handmade marbled endpapers. The calfskin has been dyed to depict the murky ocean depths.

The book has silk cane headbands and silk marker ribbon; blind tooling throughout with gold title and author; and a unique clamshell custom slipcase.

£395.00 (including free UK delivery). To order please email post@bookbinders.co.uk or phone 07789432437. There is only one copy available, so first come, first served.