Lot 107: KIPLING, RUDYARD Four finely bound early works, each in full red morocco gilt by The French Binders, the covers with an inla...
January 11, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Four finely bound early works, each in full red morocco gilt by The French Binders, the covers with an inlaid elephant head in gray and and ivory morocco, each with the bookplate of Nelson Doubleday. Comprising Soldiers Three, Allahabad, 1888, first edition, second issue, without ads, wrappers bound in; The Story of the Gadsbys, Allahabad, 1888, first edition, probably first issue, retains ads, wrappers bound-in; The Courting of Dinah Shadd and Other Stories, New York, 1890, first edition, retains ads, wrappers bound in; and Out of India, New York, 1895, first edition, covers bound-in. Upper joints starting, some chipping and soiling to wrappers.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
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