First edition of Rudyard Kipling's Verse: The Inclusive Edition 1885-1918; Signed by Rudyard Kipling

  • Rudyard Kipling’s Verse: Inclusive Edition 1885-1918.

Rudyard Kipling’s Verse: Inclusive Edition 1885-1918.

$1,800.00

Item Number: 96250

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.

English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist Rudyard Kipling's major works include The Jungle Book (1894), Kim (1901) and many short stories and poems. Kipling was born in India, which inspired much of his work and his innovative stories for children have become timeless classics. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the British Empire, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1907.

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