Rockwell Kent 1940 Wilderness signed inscribed book + lot 19 ads 1920's & 3 booksBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
[American Artists, Autobiographies, American Authors, Rockwell Kent].
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Wilderness: A Journal of Quiet Adventure in Alaska, by Rockwell Kent
Published 1940, New York by Bennet A. Cerf & Donald S. Klopfer.
243 pages. First Library Edition. Author inscribed in four lines in his tiny handwriting, dated 1940.
Salamina, by Rockwell Kent.
Published 1935, New York by Harcourt, Brace and Company.
336 pages. In unprice clipped DJ.
Rockwell Kent: The Newfoundland Work, by Gemey Kelly.
Published 1987, Halifax by Dalhousie Art Gallery, Dalhousie University.
Plus nineteen (19) original (primarily late-1920's b&w) full page magazine advertising tear sheets, all containing b&w artwork by Rockwell Kent, the excellent early 20th century American artist who was widely revered during his lifetime and ever since.
Largest book measures: 10 1/2" H X 8 1/2" W.
Smallest book measures: 6 5/8" H X 4 3/8" W.
Most magazine sheets c. 11" H x 9" W or larger.