Reprint. Large 8vo. green clothbound hardback. No dust jacket. 617pp., profusely illustrated with b/w examples of Kent's work throughout. A clean copy with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Binding lightly soiled and rubbed with title to spine almost illegible and that to upper board not much better. Overall a Good Copy. (Shelf 200) ISBN: 0306774127.
Good. Octavo. Hardcover Cloth. 1955. Text in English 617 pp. Bound in original blue publisher's cloth. Corners lightly rubbed. Interior text and images are clean throughout. Binding is solid. Offered by the Antiquarian, Rare, and Collectible department of Better World Books. Your purchase benefits global literacy programs. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
Rockwell Kent. Good in Good jacket. Ex-Library Refurbished well-worn library copy with clean new endpapers and no markings inside. Some tape ghosts on rear endpaper and exterior boards. Covered in a gently worn jacket that's a tad short for the book, and is missing the front flap. Vivid autobiography of the notable artist, profusely illustrated with his drawings and color plates of his paintings.
Kent, Rockwell. Signed on front free endpaper: "To Robert and Elsa Marley / with the warmest good wishes / Rockwell Kent". DJ is heavily worn and with two large pieces out of head and foot of spine. Interior is clean and unmarked. 4to-over 9? "-12" tall. Signed and Inscribed By Author.
KENT, Rockwell. Very good in Fair jacket. 25 cm. x, , 617p. Blue cloth boards with gold impressing on front board and spine. Includes original pictorial dustjacket with photograph of the author in mylar. Includes 277 black and white illustrations, mainly the author's woodcuts and decorative lettering at the beginning of each chapter. Also includes 71 plates of the author's painting, 8 of which are in colour. Two of the black and white plates depict his art on ceramics. Wear and tearing to the dustjacket at joints and edges. Some wear to corners of boards and extremes of the spine. Pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Very good condition. Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was an American artist and naturalist in the tradition of Thoreau and Whitman. He was a painter but is best known for his woodcut illustrations for books such as Moby Dick. This book reproduces many of his work from other publications as well as his paintings. In addition the book features many new works not previously published. The book traces Kent's career, personal life, and his quest for spiritual enlightenment.
Good in Fair jacket. Signed by Author(s) Hardback in good condition with fair to good dust jacket. Webbing of hinge is exposed in front of dedication page, but binding still feels solid. Otherwise book is very good. Jacket has typical wear but is now protected in clear mylar jacket sleeve. Book is cased in cardboard slip case, which appears to be homemade, but is effective in protecting the book. Includes signed letter written from author to first customer to order his book before production.
Very Good. Author signed 1955 Dodd, Mead blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration. Lacks jacket, signed by the author on the flyleaf, front board shows light splay. Text unmarked, color and monotone illustrations. Please email for photos.
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