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KENT, Rockwell.

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  1. Architec-Tonics. The Tales of Tom Thumtack.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) [SQUIRES, Frederic.] THUMTACK, Tom. Architec-Tonics. The Tales of Tom Thumtack.

    New York : 1914

    First edition, first printing of the first book Rockwell Kent illustrated. Inscribed by Kent on the front free endpaper, "To Ernest Dawson, this first book that I illustrated and for which I received 125 - Rockwell Kent, 1933". The recipient was Ernest Dawson of the renowned Dawson's Bookshop in Los Angeles. Loosely inserted is a photo of Kent and a... Learn More
    £2,750.00

    Stock Code: 87521

  2. Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.
    KENT, Rockwell. Voyaging Southward from The Strait of Magellan.

    New York : 1926

    Presentation copy from the author, inscribed in pencil at the head of the dedication page, "To my friend Nat Horwitt this 'voyage' (so far the only one we've sailed together on) is inscribed by me Rockwell Kent Au Sable Forks, March 1929". The recipient was the celebrated industrial designer Nathan G. Horwitt (1889-1990), "Horwitt is best known for... Learn More
    £1,925.00

    Stock Code: 60017

  3. Candide.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) VOLTAIRE, François-Marie Arouet de. Candide.

    New York : 1928

    First edition thus, first impression. One of a limited edition of 1,470 numbered copies signed by Kent. Learn More
    £375.00

    Stock Code: 113379

  4. Moby Dick or The Whale.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick or The Whale.

    New York : 1930

    First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing, signed by the illustrator on the front free endpaper. Kent's imagining of Melville's classic, first published the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a three-volume limited edition, has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest... Learn More
    £1,850.00

    Stock Code: 140872

  5. Moby Dick or The Whale.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick or The Whale.

    New York : 1930

    First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing. Kent's imagining of Melville's classic, first published the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a three-volume limited edition, has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest in a sublime but difficult novel. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 124925

  6. Moby Dick or The Whale.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick or The Whale.

    New York : 1930

    First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing. Kent's imagining of Melville's classic, first published the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a three-volume limited edition, has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest in a sublime but difficult novel. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 137085

  7. Moby Dick, or the Whale
    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick, or the Whale

    New York : 1930

    First Rockwell Kent trade edition, first printing, in a handsome binding. Kent's imagining of Melville's classic, first published the same year by the Lakeside Press of Chicago in a three-volume limited edition, has been hailed as a masterpiece of 20th-century book illustration and credited with reviving public interest in a sublime but difficult novel.... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 128152

  8. Moby Dick or The Whale.
    (KENT, Rockwell.) MELVILLE, Herman. Moby Dick or The Whale.

    Chicago : 1930

    First Rockwell Kent edition, limited to 1,000 sets. It is considered one of the finest editions of Melville's masterpiece and one of the great American illustrated books of the 20th century. In 1926 Rockwell Kent (1882-1971), then just beginning to establish his fame as an artist, was approached by R. R. Donnelley and Sons to illustrate a new edition... Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 120710

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