KIPLING, Rudyard.

The Bombay Edition of the Works.

[Including Plain Tales from the Hills; The Phantom Rickshaw; The Light That Failed; Gunga Din; The Jungle Book; The Second Jungle Book; Captains Courageous; Kim; Just So Stories.]

London: Macmillan & Co., 1913-38 Stock Code: 131733
£12,500.00
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A handsomely bound set, signed by the author on the half-title

The Bombay Edition, one of only 500 possible complete sets signed by the author on the half-title. The Bombay edition was initially published in 20 volumes and limited to 1,000 copies. Kipling continued to write and the edition eventually grew to 31 volumes, but the last 11 volumes were limited to 500 copies only. Because later volumes were issued separately and at a lower limitation, complete sets such as this one are rare.

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Description

31 volumes, octavo. Attractively bound in recent burgundy morocco, green morocco labels, centre tool to spines gilt, raised bands, roll to boards, gilt, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed.

Condition

Some browing to title pages else an excellent set.

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