Fifty Years: A.B. Dick Company, 1884 - 1934

KENT, Rockwell

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Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Privately Printed
Date Published: 1934

Description: Written by Glen Buck, with Drawings by Rockwell Kent and Photographs by Torkel Korling. Thin small folio, blue cloth stamped in gilt, gilt end-papers; acetate dust wrapper. Chicago: Privately Printed at the Lakeside Press, 1934. Limited First Edition.

Comments: Dedicated to Albert Blake Dick, this company history commemorates fifty years of Progress and Achievement. Rockwell Kent has inscribed the fly-leaf in presentation: "If there is any good in these drawings it is because the Dicks (God bless them!) left me alone. If more advertisers did that there'd come to be more art in advertising." A wonderful inscription.

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: hardcover
Condition: fine
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 238137


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I just finished reading about the store and your family in Nick Basbanes newest book, Patience & Fortitude. I had previously read an article in Book magazine. I wished that I lived near so I could visit your store, it looks and sounds like a place I dream of getting lost in. Basbanes book mentioned that your father began a memoir but was, sadly, unable to finish the work. Would it be in anyway possible to read what must be a great historical adventure in bookselling? I wish you all continued success and a very long existence. - Steven Griese
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