Moby Dick in Many a Format

Melville would be impressed at the enduring legacy... our favorite is the University of California editions, but they are a bit pricey. If you don't want to spring for that, go for the one with Nat Philbrick's intro. (And of course, don't forget the pop-up book!)

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ISBN: 9780670022991
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Published: Viking Books - October 20th, 2011

Moby-Dick is perhaps the greatest of the Great American Novels, yet its length and esoteric subject matter create an aura of difficulty that too often keeps readers at bay. Fortunately, one unabashed fan wants passionately to give Melville's masterpiece the broad contemporary audience it deserves.

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ISBN: 9780143123972
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Published: Penguin Books - September 24th, 2013

A "brilliant and provocative" (The New Yorker) celebration of Melville's masterpiece--from the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Valiant Ambition

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By Herman Melville, Barry Moser (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780520043541
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Published: University of California Press - November 10th, 1981

This trade edition of Moby-Dick is a reduced version of the Arion Press Moby-Dick, which was published in 1979 in a limited edition of 250 copies and has been hailed as a modern masterpiece of bookmaking. It was hand set under the supervision of one of America's finest book designers and printers.

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ISBN: 9781935639138
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Published: Tin House Books - October 11th, 2011

Inspired by one of the world's greatest novels, Ohio artist Matt Kish set out on an epic voyage of his own one day in August 2009. More than one hundred and fifty years following the original publication of Moby-Dick, Kish began illustrating Herman Melville's classic, creating images based on text selected from every page of the 552-page Signet Classics paperback edition.

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By Herman Melville, Nathaniel Philbrick (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9780142000083
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 2001

Herman Melville's masterpiece in a deluxe 150th anniversary edition, one of the greatest works of imagination in literary history

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ISBN: 9781402745287
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Published: Sterling - November 1st, 2007

"Call me Ishmael." Three of the most famous words in all literature, they begin Herman Melville's masterpiece, "Moby-Dick." Now, the epic saga of Captain Ahab's obsessive quest for the white whale comes vividly to life in this three-dimensional graphic novel, the first of its kind.

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ISBN: 9780451526991
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Published: Signet Classics - September 1st, 1998

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ISBN: 9780062085641
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 7th, 2011

"Call me Ishmael."

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By Herman Melville, Lance Stahlberg (Adapted by), Lalit Kumar (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9789380028224
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Published: Campfire - July 27th, 2010

It was an obsession that would destroy them all...

On a cold December night, a young man called Ishmael rents a room at an inn in Massachusetts. He has come from Manhattan to the north-east of America to sign up for a whaling expedition.

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By Herman Melville, Kathleen Olmstead (Abridged by), Eric Freeberg (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781402766442
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Published: Sterling - February 1st, 2010

Call me Ishmael. These three famous words begin one of America's most epic novels, a tale of one obsessed captain, his doomed crew, and an elusive white whale named Moby-Dick. The massive original, however, can be very hard for young readers to navigate.

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ISBN: 9780618265725
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Published: Sandpiper - October 1st, 2002

Killing a sixty-ton sperm whale that could destroy a boat with a flick of its massive tail was no easy task. Whalemen of the early nineteenth century were not just hunters, they were also explorers—sailing on the uncharted sea in search of some of the largest creatures on earth. The most famous whale of all? Moby Dick.

Moby-Dick: A Babylit(r) Ocean Primer (BabyLit Books) Cover Image
By Jennifer Adams, Alison Oliver (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9781423632047
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Published: Gibbs Smith - February 15th, 2013

Little Master Melville teaches little ones the language of the sea in Moby-Dick: An Ocean Primer. From ships and sailors to squawking gulls and moody good captains, Alison Oliver's brilliant illustrations and Jennifer Adams' clever, simple text will make a sea dog out of any young shipmate.

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ISBN: 9781927018118
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Published: Simply Read Books - November 15th, 2012

Classics never go out of style that's what makes them classic. "Cozy Classics "is a new board book series that presents well-loved stories to children aged 0+. Every classic in the series will be condensed to 12 baby-friendly words, and each word will appear alongside a photograph of needle felted objects.



The perfect gift for Ahab or Ahab's Wife.

This awesome rug greets everyone who comes into Bookworks and sets the stage for a Moby Good Time. (Coming in 2012 in white!)

Thick wool, 2.5'x8'. You'll love it.



This one is about 2.5 by 4.5 feet. Conquer the white whale by stepping on it daily.

SKU: xOP004


"I know not all that may be coming, but be it what it will, I'll go to it laughing." From Rockwell Kent's famous cover illustration of a madman's epic war with a whale.

- Poly/cotton fitted tee
- Distressed, softened print
- Color: stonewash denim

Purchase of this shirt sends one book to a community in need