ROCKWELL KENT. The Art of the Bookplate. Don ROBERTS.

ROCKWELL KENT. The Art of the Bookplate

San Francisco: Fair Oaks Press, 2003. First Edition. Cloth First Edition Fine in Fine DJ (xii) 212 pages. Frontis portrait from a photograph of Rockwell Kent. Profusely illustrated from Kent's bookplates in black and white. Foreword by Will Ross. Appendices. Notes. Selected bibliography. Index. Red cloth with gilt titling. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper, now in a clear mylar protective jacket. Rockwell Kent (1882-1971) was an American painter, author and illustrator. His bookplates, mostly from commisions, reflected the bookowner's "life and aspirations" and "In his hands, the art of the bookplate became the art of empathy" Item #663

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