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    A Collection of Fifteen Bookplates
    by Rockwell Kent
    , Handsomely Framed

    [Bookplates]. Rockwell Kent. Collection of Fifteen Bookplates. [N.p., n.d.] All bookplates, magazine covers and original artwork attractively matted, framed and glazed in four separate frames. Frames range in size from 16.5 x 16.5 to 14 x 10.75 inches. Featuring the bookplates of The Library of Congress, Ralph Pulitzer, Alfred A. Knopf, The Donald Snedden Memorial for Stanford University Library, and two plates for John and Helen Friel (he had designed the Friel bookplate in four different sizes - this collection features one of the smaller ones (approximately 5 x 3.75 inches) and the largest one (approximately 8.25 x 6 inches).
    Besides being one of the most important book illustrators of the twentieth-century, Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was also a travel writer (including N by E, 1930, and Greenland Journal, 1962), and a highly-sought after bookplate designer.
    From the James M. Goode Collection of Bookplates.


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