San Francisco, November 1979. Four pages (title + list of plates) + 100 engravings. Each engraving is numbered 12/30 and signed by Moser, and has a printed title on the back. A fine set in quarter blue morocco & cloth tray case (few tiny scratches at base of spine) with ties. Item #18237
No. 12 of 30 extra suites printed from Moser's original blocks by Glenn Todd. Printed on Barcham Green handmade paper especially produced with a whale watermark. "Moby-Dick was the project which broke more new ground for me than any other," writes Moser in the Pennyroyal Checklist, "...it brought my engravings to the attention of a public which did not know them and has since been very kind." The Arion Press /Barry Moser Moby-Dick has been hailed as a 20th c. masterpiece of bookmaking.