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Candide

1928
Illustrated by Rockwell Kent (American, 1882–1971), Author François Marie Arouet de Voltaire (French, 1694–1778), Publisher Random House (American, founded in 1927), Printer Pynson Printers (American, founded in 1922), Typographical design by Lucian Bernhard (German, 1883–1972)


Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 29 x 19.8 x 1.9 cm (11 7/16 x 7 13/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

63.743

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(New York: Random House, 1928) Quarto; 111 pp.; original publisher’s gilt-stamped, blind-embossed beige cloth.


New York: Random House, 1928

Signed

Pen and black ink at end of colophon: "Rockwell Kent."

Provenance

W. G. Russell Allen, Boston (1882-1955), by whom bequeathed to MFA June 19, 1963.

Credit Line

Bequest of W. G. Russell Allen

Copyright

By permission of the Plattsburgh State Art Museum, Plattsburgh College Foundation, Rockwell Kent Gallery and Collection.