Poems 1886-1929.New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1930 Stock Code: 125430
NotesFirst and signed limited US edition, number 232 of 525 sets, volume I signed by the author; 12 presentation sets were also issued. This is of the finest editions of Kipling's verse, handsomely printed on handmade paper.
3 volumes, large octavo. Original japon-backed boards, red paper labels to spines printed gilt, gilt motifs to front covers, top edges gilt.
Title pages printed in red and black, facsimile frontispiece in volume I of a holograph poem by Kipling (specially reproduced for this edition).
A couple of pasted photographs of Kipling with Canadian railway magnate D. J. McDougal to front endpapers of vol. I, along with a pasted portrait of Kipling on the following leaf. Spines slightly darkened and bumped at ends, light soiling to japon, more substantially so on rear cover of vol. II, else a very good set.
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