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    Sale 2011

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    12 June 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 179

    KIPLING, Rudyard. Works. London: Macmillan, 1897-1919; London: W. Thacker and Co., 1898 [vol. 32].

    Price Realised  

    KIPLING, Rudyard. Works. London: Macmillan, 1897-1919; London: W. Thacker and Co., 1898 [vol. 32].

    32 volumes, 8o. Illustrations in several volumes. Purple morocco gilt, sides with red and green morocco onlays of trumpet flowers and leaves at each corner with large central design of matching flowers and leaves, spines gilt in six compartments, gilt lettered in two, others with gilt floral design and red morocco onlays, gilt turn-ins, red morocco doublures, watered silk linings, by Stikeman (spines slightly faded, front covers of vols. 1, 2 and 4 detached, rear joint of vol. 1 cracked, some minor rubbing).

    LIMITED EDITION, vols. 1-21 and 32 one of 1050 copies, vols. 22-26 one of 775 copies, and vols. 27-31 one of 1000 copies. A fine set of Kipling's works. (32)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN