Lot 114: KIPLING, RUDYARD A large Kipling miscellany, approximately fifty volumes, being first and later editions from the 1890s onwa...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
A large Kipling miscellany, approximately fifty volumes, being first and later editions from the 1890s onward, publisher's cloth bindings unless noted, without dust jackets, some with bookplate of Nelson Doubleday. Comprising a very good first edition copy of Plain Tales from the Hills, Calcutta, 1888, second issue cloth binding, page number to p. 192 misplaced, 24 pp. ads dated December 1887, morocco box; good first edition copies of The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book, London, 1894-95, but the imprints on titles overlaid with later Doubleday & Co. labels; a bright copy of Captains Courageous, 1897, with the upper cover of the dust jacket tipped in, foxing; From Sea to Sea, Doubleday, McClure, 1899, 2 volumes, full morocco; a first edition of Many Inventions in a half morocco box; and many others. Some foxing and wear, faded spines, etc., the lot sold as is.
A fine large group of Kipling titles, from the library of his American publisher.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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