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Departmental Ditties, Barrack Room Ballads, and other Verses, Kipling, Rudyard
1 Kipling, RudyardDepartmental Ditties, Barrack Room Ballads, and other Verses
NY: U.S. Book Company, 1890. 1st ed., 12mo, Maroon cloth, beveled edges, gilt titles and top. Scarce first state with 'Lovell' on the backstrip and the copyright notice on verso of title page. Later issues generally have the backstrip blank; some have Lovell Coryell. Some have Lovell Coryell on the title page and some have no date on verso. This is the first American edition of the Ditties and first edition altogether of seventeen Barrack Room Ballads, including such famous poems as Gunga Din, Fuzzy Wuzzy, and Mandalay. Very good; minor edge and corner wear; a few small blemishes on front cover appear to be pencil erasure; light rubbing to top and bottom of spine; front hinge cracked. [Livingston 55]. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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2 Paine, RalphThe Book of Buried Treasure
The Book of Buried Treasure: Being a True History of the Gold, Jewels, and Plate of Pirates, Galleons, Etc. Which are Sought to This Day. London: William Heinemann, 1911. 1st ed., 8vo blue cloth. 425 pp. Front hinge split at ffep, otherwise in good condition. Written by a world-renowned expert whose personal fascination with buried treasure found expression in a series of popular volumes on the history of lost treasure and treasure seekers. The author tells of treasure-seeking expeditions to the Cocos Islands of the coast of Costa Rica; the Indian Ocean and the China Sea; Pacific and Atlantic Oceans and seas. etc. etc. Illustrated with photos.. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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