Lot 83 of 350:
Rockwell Kent's Voyaging Southward - inscribed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Voyaging Southward from the Strait of Magellan - inscribed by Kent and two others
Author:
Kent, Rockwell
Place:
New York
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons / Knickerbocker Press
Date:
1924
Description:

xv, 184 pp. Illustrated with several wood engravings and maps by Rockwell Kent; decorative map endpapers. (4to), original decorative tan cloth stamped in black. First Trade Edition.

This copy belonged to Catharine Bamman, who wrote the foreword to Merle Armitage's "Dance Memoranda," and is inscribed to her at the copyright and dedication pages by Rockwell Kent, Merle Armitage, and book designer T.M Cleland.

Armitage's inscription on the copyright page reads: "Dear Catherine A. Bannan - no matter what those other kids say, after all I gave you the book - Merle Armitage." There are also lengthy, playful inscriptions by both Kent and Cleland  at the dedication page.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear to cloth with rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked and front board a bit loose; else very good.
 
Item number:
295060
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