In honor of this weekend’s Moby-Dick marathon at the Housing Works Bookstore, I am re-posting 64 of my favorite Moby-Dick illustrations from my book Moby-Dick in Pictures.
MOBY-DICK, page 297: In life, the visible surface of the Sperm Whale is not the least among the many marvels he presents. Almost invariably it is all over obliquely crossed and re-crossed with numberless straight marks in thick array, something like those in the finest Italian line engravings.5.5 inches by 8.5 inchesink on found paperJuly 3, 2010

In honor of this weekend’s Moby-Dick marathon at the Housing Works Bookstore, I am re-posting 64 of my favorite Moby-Dick illustrations from my book Moby-Dick in Pictures.

MOBY-DICK, page 297: In life, the visible surface of the Sperm Whale is not the least among the many marvels he presents. Almost invariably it is all over obliquely crossed and re-crossed with numberless straight marks in thick array, something like those in the finest Italian line engravings.

5.5 inches by 8.5 inches
ink on found paper
July 3, 2010

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