2 VOLUMES LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB #205- SIGNED BY ILLUSTRATOR, BOARDMAN ROBINSON. MOBY DICK OR, THE WHALE. SIGNED BY THE ILLUSTRATOR, BOARDMAN ROBINSON ON VOLUME 2. 1943 HARDBOUND BOOKS WITH SLIPCASE. The boards are covered with black leather and brown spines with gold lettering.
Light surface soil to boards and a couple of very light scratches and tiny dings to the leather. No penetration of the leather. Very minor edge rubbing to volume I. Moderate damage of spine ends to volume II with a 1/2" and a 1/4" tear to top of spine and a 1/4" chip and a 1/2" tear to bottom of spine. Binding is tight and square.
Pages are clean and crisp with no tears, chips, marks or creases. Completely split along bottom edge on one side, top is taped along all seams and some additional heavy rubs to edges of slipcase with penetration to underlying boards. Although not indicated in this copy, there have been reports that this signed edition was limited to 1000 copies.Publisher: Limited Editions Club, 615 pages. Please see my photos of this actual book for sale (these are not stock photos). Padded envelopes are not used because they do not protect books. The item "MOBY DICK HERMAN MELVILLE 1943 LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB SIGNED BOARDMAN ROBINSON" is in sale since Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
This item is in the category "Books\Fiction & Literature". The seller is "flycatcher1" and is located in Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.