MELVILLE, HERMAN. Moby-Dick; or, the Whale. New York: Harper & Brothers 1851. 8vo, original RED cloth, dark orange-salmon endpapers, heel of spine almost worn even, wear at top of spine, at a few small spots on outer joints, and at bottom edges and forecorners, thin staining along outer joints, gray cloth slipcase. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, First Binding, following the English edition by a month and with some thirty-five passages not present in the English. BAL 13664; Grolier American 60. With the usual foxing nearly absent: in all, an appealing copy in the rarest of the binding colors. Bookplate of George F. Danforth of Rochester, N.Y.