Herman Melville

Philadelphia — The Rosenbach is excited to present the Moby-Dick Marathon Reading, a 25-hour celebration of Herman Melville’s classic novel of Ishmael and the Great White Whale.
 
Beginning on Saturday November  9, and continuing through Sunday November 10, this collaboration with the Independence Seaport Museum

Here are the sales I'll be keeping an eye on this week:

Christie's Paris will hold a sale of Livres rares et manuscrits today, in 72 lots. A

New York—On Thursday, October 10, Swann Galleries will hold a sale of Fine Books & Manuscripts, a three-part auction featuring autographs, nineteenth- and twentieth-century literature, as well as art, press and illustrated books. The auction is replete with

Philadelphia — The Rosenbach is proud to announce American Voyager: Herman Melville at 200, a new exhibition to commemorate the iconic author’s bicentennial. American Voyager opens at The Rosenbach on October 3, 2019.

Few American writers have achieved the cultural impact of Herman Melville, author of the

New York — Swann Galleries is poised to offer a rare look at Herman Melville’s personal library in a timely sale announced on the eve of the author’s bicentennial. Two volumes of Greek & Roman classics owned—and heavily annotated—by Melville are set to come across the block in Fine Books & Manuscripts on October 10.

In March of 1849

In Herman Melville’s bicentennial year, which he shares with Walt Whitman, Chronicle Books has published a new pop-up retelling of his most famous work, Moby-Dick. Alongside striking typography, the rich linocut artworks by French artist Joëlle

[ITHACA, NY] National Book Auctions, located in Ithaca, NY, will host a Sunday, January 29th auction featuring a broad range of rare antique and vintage books, as well as a large collection of intriguing ephemera and artwork. Of particular note are rare first editions of the 19th century and modern titles, as well as a very large collection of signed modern first editions. The books in these
Catalogue Review: Lowry-James, #7

When I think of Lowry-