New York: Random House, 1930. First Edition, Limited No. 184 of 900 copies. SIGNED by Rockwell Kent. 4to. 245 pp. Illustrated by the author. Blue cloth with silver illustration and lettering to front cover and spine; housed in publisher's blue paper covered slipcase with matching limitation number on title label on spine. Light wear to slipcase and fading to title label else a fine copy. Item #20692
Rockwell Kent (1882 – 1971) was an American painter, printmaker, illustrator, writer, sailor, adventurer and voyager. N by E is his account of a voyage on a 33-foot cutter from New York Harbor to the rugged shores of Greenland - a classic tale of seafaring, shipwreck, and survival.