Finished 170 years ago this August and published a year later in 1851, Herman Melville’s book Moby Dick is once again immortalized in design. Here the books antagonist is shown,  Ahab’s huge white tormentor arched back in anger or perhaps ecstasy. 

As he drew near, with his long curved back looming occasionally above the surface of the billows, we perceived that it was white as the surf around him; and the men stared aghast at each other, as they uttered, in a suppressed tone, the terrible name of MOCHA DICK!

“Mocha Dick or the d—-l [devil]’, said I, ‘this boat never sheers off from any thing that wears the shape of a whale.

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