KIPLING, Rudyard (1865-1936). Works, London: Macmillan and Co., 1913-1927. 26 volumes only (of 31), 8° (240 x 163mm). Titles printed in blue and black. (Some spotting and browning to endpapers and half titles.) Original cloth-backed boards, spines with paper labels (lacking dust-jackets, some discolouration, a few labels with short tears). Provenance: William Lyall Stewart (ownership signature in vol. XXV). BOMBAY EDITION. ONE OF 1050 COPIES, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR IN VOLUME ONE. Livingstone pp.454-456; Stewart p.572.
The Jungle Book, London: Macmillan and Co., 1894. 8° (186 x 120mm). Half-tone frontispiece, illustrations. (Outline of frontispiece plate traced onto tissue guard, hinges weakening, one or two short marginal tears, occasional light spotting.) Original cloth gilt, gilt edges (head and foot of spine bumped and rubbed, joints and edges rubbed). FIRST EDITION. Livingstone p.104; Stewart p.122.
With 69 other books by or about Kipling, some duplicates, including The Second Jungle Book (London, 1895), Many Inventions (London, 1893), Soldier Tales (London, 1896), Stalky & Co. (London, 1899, 2 copies, lacking dust-jackets) and Kim (London, 1901, first English published edition). (96)