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Departmental Ditties, Barrack Room Ballads, and other Verses

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $250.00

Publisher: NY, U.S. Book Company: 1890

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: c17092203

Condition: Very Good


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,... View more info

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Irish Guards in the Great War / Edited and Compiled from their Diaries and Papers, Vols 1 & 2 [1st UK]

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $485.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co: 1923

Edition: 1st ed.

Seller ID: 17092204

Condition: Fine


Irish Guards in the Great War / Edited and Compiled from their Diaries and Papers, Vols 1 & 2 London: MacMillan & Co, 1923. 8vo, red cloth with gilt titles and regimental badge in gold on upper covers, t.e.g. 1st UK ed. The War service of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards from 1914 to 1918. Meticulously researched from primary sources, Kipling undertook this regimental history following the death in action of his son John at the Battle of Loos. 9 maps. Fine, as-new copi... View more info

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Irish Guards in the Great War / Edited and Compiled from their Diaries and Papers, Vols 1 & 2 [1st US]

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Page & Co: 1923

Edition: 1st US.

Seller ID: 17092205

Condition: Fine


8vo, black cloth, t.e.g., gilt emblem on front, paper labels. First American edition.The War service of the 1st Battalion Irish Guards from 1914 to 1918. Meticulously researched from primary sources, Kipling undertook this regimental history following the death in action of his son John at the Battle of Loos. A classic work. 9 maps. Fine, as-new copies; vol. 1 in nicked d/w; d/w lacking on Vol 2. [Livingston 483, Richards A341] View more info

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Dipsy Chanty, The and Other Selected Poems

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $125.00

Publisher: NY/East Aurora, The Roycroft Shop: 1899

Edition: 1st ed

Seller ID: 17092207


12mo, handmade paper, gray-green limp suede covers with gilt titles, red satin paste-downs and tie. #557/950 copies, signed by Elbert Hubbard. Fine; backstrip lightly faded and light fade line across top of upper cover. [Livingston suppl. p. 137] View more info

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The Literary Pageant. [A Selection of Stories and Art]

By: Kipling, Rudyard; Doyle, A. Conan, etc.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: London: T. Werner Laurie: 1911

Edition: 1st ed.

Inscription: signed by HRH Alexander of Teck

Seller ID: cr180228a

Condition: Very good


n.d. (1911). Small 4to, illustrated vellum boards. 110 pp. plus index. Published "in aid of the 'Prince Francis of Teck Memorial Fund' for the Middlesex Hospital." Special limited edition; #18 of 500 copies signed by HRH Alexander of Teck. Includes first printing of the eight stanza literary refrain "The Spies' March" By Rudyard Kipling and the first appearance of Conan Doyle’s “The Giant MaximinThirty stories in all; Other contributors include, Jerome K. Jerome, ... View more info