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Unser Kent by W.P. With a Portrait of the Author by Rockwell Kent


Published by Cortlandt, NY Privately Printed 1930, 1930
Soft cover
From James Pepper Rare Books, Inc., ABAA (Santa Barbara, CA, U.S.A.)

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First Edition. Limited Edition, one of 85 copies. Folio, vellum spine, blue paper boards with vertical brush stroke design, red leather label (2Ó x 1 5/8Ó) on the front board with gilt border and lettering reading: ÒHis Flute Might Never Break But ÔTis Never Bent Such Is The Secret Of Unser Kent.Ó With a signed lithograph by Rockwell Kent: "The Olympian Pierce [sic] reading his terrific lines to a group of young ladies.Ó A very good copy with some minor spotting and slight fading to the cloth boards, a bit of edge wear and light use. Scarce. Waldo Peirce (1884 - 1970) was an American painter, born in Bangor, Maine and sometimes called "the American Renoir". He was a close friend of Ernest Hemingway, of whom he painted the cover portrait for Time magazine in 1937. Bookseller Inventory # 19320E

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Title: Unser Kent by W.P. With a Portrait of the ...

Publisher: Cortlandt, NY Privately Printed 1930

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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