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Kipling (Rudyard)

POEMS 1886 -1929 (Limited edition signed by the author)

Published: MacMillan and Co., London, 1929

Edition: First Edition

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First edition:3 volumes: xviii, 395 [3] + xxii, 367 [1] + xxi, 354 [1] pages, frontispiece portrait of Kipling signed by Francis Dodd in volume 1, full brick red crushed morocco binding, titled gilt on the spines – which are very slightly faded, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled end papers, inner gilt dentelles, book plates on front paste down end papers, a very good set.

Limitation page reads: This is no.142 of an edition of five hundred and twenty-five copies, signed by the author, of which five hundred are for sale.

The colophon reads: Three volumes of poems 1886 -1929 by Rudyard Kipling, composed in the Baskerville Fount and printed on handmade paper at the Chiswick Press, London in the year 1929.

For further information on his poetry see: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/rudyard-kipling

  • Overall Condition: A Very Good Set
  • Size: 4to (280 x220mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: africana@clarkes.co.za
  • Telephone: 021 794 0600
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Visa & Mastercard via PayGate secure links and Bank transfers
  • Trade Associations: ABA - ILAB, SABDA


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