Item #54081 DEPARTMENTAL DITTIES: And other verses. Rudyard Kipling.


Calcutta: Thacker, Spink and Co., 1890. Fourth edition, but the first edition printed in the UK. The adverts at the end are dated February 1890. This edition includes ten poems in addition to those included in the 1888 3rd edition, and features revisions to others. Deep blue cloth, with elaborate gilt device on upper board replicating a note from Kipling. About good with rubbing on edges, bumping to corners, tears on spine edges, and tiny open tears on bottom edges of boards, spine is shaken, textblock has age toned edges, price stamp by previous bookstore and previous owner's name on half title page, cracked gutter between p.80 and 81, cracking on inner hinges, end papers are olive green colored patters of leaves and oranges. Lacking dust jacket.
Item #54081

Price: $75.00

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