TEN GEMS FROM KIPLING. Rudyard Kipling.
TEN GEMS FROM KIPLING

TEN GEMS FROM KIPLING

New York: F.N. Buckles and Company, 1899. FIRST EDITION (NAP). Hardcover. 8vo. Sage-green cloth-covered boards (7 3/4" x 5 1/4") with teal binding, spine-lettered in gilt. Woodcut image paste-on to front board with design (black and white with red border and black-and-red lettering) consisting of an Eagle, an Elephant and a Lion (images repeated at bottom of front and rear endpapers), with cone-laden Pine branches and bracken. Moderate rubbing to extremities, and a small (3/4") red stain to rear board, near spine, at center. Frontis photo of a bespectacled Kipling. Paper is a lovely laid bond, lettering is light green with red borders. Decorated drop-caps to each section. Binder's mark: "Powers & Stein, Designers & Printers" Good Plus. Item #84665

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