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    Sale 5308

    Fine Printed Books Including Children's & Illustrated Books

    19 March 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 25

    KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-36). [Works.] London: Macmillan, 1913-38. 31 volumes, small 4°. Half titles, titles printed in blue and black. Contemporary red calf gilt by Frost of Bath, spines with dark blue and mauve lettering-pieces, top edges gilt, others uncut (some upper joints splitting, extremities lightly rubbed). BOMBAY EDITION. The first volume is signed by the author. Livingston p.572: "1,050 copies of volumes I-XX were printed; 500 copies printed of each remaining volume." Complete sets are, therefore, comparatively rare. (31)

    Price Realised  

    KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-36). [Works.] London: Macmillan, 1913-38. 31 volumes, small 4°. Half titles, titles printed in blue and black. Contemporary red calf gilt by Frost of Bath, spines with dark blue and mauve lettering-pieces, top edges gilt, others uncut (some upper joints splitting, extremities lightly rubbed). BOMBAY EDITION. The first volume is signed by the author. Livingston p.572: "1,050 copies of volumes I-XX were printed; 500 copies printed of each remaining volume." Complete sets are, therefore, comparatively rare. (31)


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