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    A Collection of Twelve Bookplates by Rockwell Kent, Handsomely Framed, Including His Own

    [Bookplates]. Rockwell Kent. Collection of Twelve Bookplates. [N.p., n.d.] All bookplates attractively matted, framed and glazed in two separate frames. Frames range in size from 15.5 x 16.25 to 16 x 15.5 inches. Featuring the bookplates of Bennett A. Cerf, Chicago Latin School, and the bookplate of himself and his wife, Frances.
    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, among others), and a highly-sought after bookplate designer.
    From the James M. Goode Collection of Bookplates.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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