New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc, 1930.
Signed limited first edition, number 384 of 537 copies, signed by Kipling. Quarto, three volumes, original japon-backed boards, red paper labels to spines printed gilt, gilt motifs to front covers, top edges gilt, frontispiece in volume I of a poem by Kipling specially reproduced for this edition. In near fine condition. An exceptional set of one of the finest editions of Kipling’s verse.
"Every one wanted to say so much that no one said anything in particular": First Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous
London: Macmillan, 1897.
First edition of Kipling’s richly detailed tale of American deep-sea fishing, with frontispiece and 21 illustrations by I.W. Taber. Octavo, original blue cloth eleganted stamped in gilt. In near fine condition with light shelfwear. An exceptional example.
Rare autograph letter signed and entirely in the hand of Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling. Dated January 17, 1897 on Rock House letterhead, the letter reads, “Dear Sir, Enclosed please find 31/20 in 2 1/2 stamps: I shall be much obliged if you will forward me per work post one copy of your shilling work “A modern treatise on practical coarse fish angling or how to catch fish. Faithfully yours, Rudyard Kipling.” In near fine condition. Double matted and framed with a portrait of Kipling. The entire piece measures 12.25 inches by 15 inches. Rare and desirable.
Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd: London, 1919.
First edition of the collection of Kipling’s poetry. Octavo, 3 volumes, original publisher’s vellum gilt bearing author’s initials within oval vignette, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, double gilt ruled to the front and rear panels, top edge gilt. In near fine condition.
"Every one wanted to say so much that no one said anything in particular": First Edition of Rudyard Kipling's Captains Courageous; In the Rare Original Dust Jacket
London: Macmillan, 1897.
First edition of Kipling’s richly detailed tale of American deep-sea fishing, with frontispiece and 21 illustrations by I.W. Taber. Octavo, original blue cloth eleganted stamped in gilt. Small bookplate, fine in the rare original dust jacket, which is in near fine condition with light professional restoration. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. Rare and desirable in the original dust jacket.
London: Macmillan , 1894-95.
First editions of both volumes of The Jungle Book. Octavo, two volumes, original blue cloth decorated and lettered in gilt, all edges gilt, engraved frontispiece with tissue guard present. Illustrated by J. L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. In near fine condition. Housed in a custom half morocco clamshell box. An exceptional set of these classic children’s books.
Rare original photograph of Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling. Signed by Kipling beneath his portrait. Matted and framed. The entire piece measures 12 inches by 10 inches. In fine condition. A handsome example.
Finely bound collection of Rudyard Kipling's Barrack-Room Ballads, Departmental Duties, and The Seven Seas
London: Methuen and Co. and George Newnes, 1899.
Finely bound early printings of Kipling’s collections of songs and poems regarding the late-Victorian British Army and voyages on the high seas. Octavo, three volumes, bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards with gilt titles and tooling to the spine in 6 compartments within raised gilt bands, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers. In near fine condition. Bookplate to each pastedown.
London: Macmillan & Company, 1913.
The Bombay edition of Rudyard Kipling’s collected works, with volume one signed by Rudyard Kipling. Octavo, 17 volumes of 31 volumes. Bound in original half cloth, top edge gilt. Near fine in very good dust jackets.
First edition of Rudyard Kipling's Verse: The Inclusive Edition 1885-1918; Signed by Rudyard Kipling
Hodder and Stoughton, Ltd: London.
First edition of the inclusive collection of Kipling’s poetry. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, top edge gilt, index to first lines. Signed by Rudyard Kipling on the title page. In very good condition. Stamp and faint signature to the title page. A bright example, desirable signed.