Sale 20FL01 | Lot 70

KIPLING, RUDYARD Quartette. The Christmas Annual of the Civil & Military Gazette. By four Anglo-Indian Writers.

Catalogue: Fine Literature featuring a Collection of Rudyard Kipling
KIPKING, RUDYARD  Quartette. The Christmas Annual of the Civil and Military Gazette. By four Anglo-Indian Writers.

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Lot 70
KIPLING, RUDYARD Quartette. The Christmas Annual of the Civil & Military Gazette. By four Anglo-Indian Writers.
Lahore: The "Civil and Military Gazette" Press, 1885. First edition. Publisher's printed paper wrappers with design by the Mayo School of Art, housed in a pull-off case of red morocco. 9 1/2 x 5 7/8 inches (24 x 14.5 cm); [2] ff., 126 pp., [7] ff. Minor losses to the head and foot of the spine, but in all a very good copy indeed of a Kipling incunabulam. Bookplate of Edwin B. Holden..
This was a Kipling family publication, and includes works by J. Lockwood Kipling; his mother; his sister; and Rudyard Kipling himself (the "four" mentioned in the title). The most important of these is The Phantom 'Rickshaw; this is the first appearance of this oft-reprinted piece. Stewart 7; Livingston 5.


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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $5,312 (includes buyer's premium)

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Fine Literature featuring a Collection of Rudyard Kipling

Wed, Apr 15, 2020 at 10am EDT