|Pittsfield Sun - September 9, 1852|
What about Moby-Dick? Same old spelling in Pittsfield, before publication
NEW BOOKS.UP COUNTRY LETTERS–by Prof B―.
Roughing it in the Bush, by Mrs. Moody;
Science of Things Familiar;
In Memoriam, by Tennyson,
Pierre, by Melvill.
For sale by P. ALLEN & SON.
|Pittsfield Sun - June 26, 1851|
"We see it stated that HERMAN MELVILL, the author of "Typee," &c., has a new work in press, to appear in a short time." --Pittsfield Sun, June 26, 1851and after:
|Pittsfield Sun - December 4, 1851|
NEW BOOKS. NEW BOOKS.
But earlier in 1851, ads for Redburn and White-Jacket spelled the author's name "Melville.""MOBY DICK, or the Whale, by Herman Melvill...." --Pittsfield Sun, December 4, 1851.