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Lot 110: KIPLING, RUDYARD A finely bound group of Kipling titles, including several special copies, published by Doubleday unless not...

The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

by Doyle New York

January 11, 2017

New York, NY, USA

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Description: KIPLING, RUDYARD
A finely bound group of Kipling titles
, including several special copies, published by Doubleday unless noted, mostly in full morocco gilt by The French Binders (a few nicely inlaid), two in publishers cloth, the pamphlets housed in morocco backed boxes, most with the bookplate of Nelson Doubleday. Includes The Islanders, 1902, one of ten copyright copies, with a note N.D. Doubleday's hand, this work published in newspapers in 1902 and not again until 1940; The City of Brass, 1909, one of ten copies printed with a note by F.N. Doubleday; John Lockwood Kipling's Beast and Man in India, second edition inscribed to F.N. Doubleday "in grateful acknowledgement of a debt he can never pay," cloth, slipcase; copy number 5 of 20 presentation copies of The Feet of the Young Men, 1920, signed; Proofs of Holy Writ, 1942, one of ten copies, cloth; several pamphlets and proof copies, etc.; Together with a Kipling autograph letter signed, 1890, to Mr. McClure, ordering bicycles to exact specifications and mentioning getting proofs to Doubleday. Foxing. The lot approximately 19 items.


C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection

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