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Land and Sea Tales for Scouts and Guides

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$48.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11183

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Owner's inscription dated 1925. Later owner's Ex Libris bookplate (Paul Aubin). Some fading and rubbing to spine and board. Small bumps to top corners of boards. Small 3/8" split to cloth at top corner of rear board.; First UK edition. First impression. vii, [1], 282, 2 (advertisements) pages. Red cloth boards with black illustration. Page dimensions: 206 x 155mm. Selected contents: Winning the Victoria Cross; An Unqualified Pilot; His Gift; The Burning of the 'Sarah Sands'; The Son of his Father; An English School. The chapter on the Victoria Cross includes a short anecodote from the New ... View more info

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A Diversity of Creatures

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18851

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Lacking the two advertisement leaves at rear. Cloth boards with heavy flecking to margins, and to upper part of spine. Dust-jacket with small chips and tears to margins. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; viii, 442 pages. Lacking advertisements at rear. Red cloth boards with circular gilt elephant head on front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 196 x 125mm. Prose stories intermingled with verse. Stories include: The Dog Hervey; The Village that Voted the Earth was Flat; The Edge of the Evening; The Horse Marines; The Vortex; Mary Postgate. [Bibliographical reference: L... View more info

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Departmental Ditties and Other Verses

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: Calcutta, Thacker, Spink and Co.: 1892

Seller ID: 6766

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Boards clean and bright. 3/8" tear to cloth at head of spine. Several 1/8" chips to cloth at tail of spine. Corners rubbed. Some splitting to gutters at hinges. ; Seventh edition. The author's first book. vi, [2], 125, [3] pages + 24 pages advertisements. Blue cloth boards with gilt illustration on front board. Floral pattern endpapers. Page dimensions: 187 x 135mm.; 8vo View more info

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In Black and White

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$78.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company: [1893]

Seller ID: 6617

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


No date [c. 1893]. 96 pages. Stated "Seventh Edition" on title page. Originally with paper wrappers, this copy has been bound into card boards with a cloth spine, hence it is now a durable reading copy. The original front wrapper has been pasted to the front card. Lacking the rear wrapper. Page edges trimmed a little during rebinding. Page dimensions: 204 x 132mm. [Reference: c.f. Livingston 36].; 8vo View more info

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Out of India: Things I Saw, and Failed to See, In Certain Days and Nights at Jeypore and Elsewhere

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$90.00

Publisher: New York, G. W. Dillingham: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6618

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Front hinge broken with spine mull exposed. Rear gutter starting. A couple of 1/2" chips to cloth at head of spine. 1/8" missing to cloth at tail of spine. Foxing to top page edges.; [vi], (7)-340 pages. Tan cloth with illustration in green, brown and gold. Page dimensions: 181 x 120mm. A US pirated edition. [Reference: Livingston 118 - "The collection was evidently reprinted from the two volumes, City of Dreadful Night and Letters of Marque".]; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall View more info

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Songs for Youth

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$45.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: [1924]

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11181

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine faded. Previous owner's signature. Some foxing.; 243 pages + 8 tipped-in colour plates (including frontispiece). Red cloth boards with black lettering and swastika on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 196 x 133mm. This volume is a collection of several dozen of Kipling's verse songs, selected from his "Collected Verse". It includes "Cold Iron", "The Ballad of East and West", "The Law of the Jungle", "The Secret of the Machines", "An Astrologer's Song", and "A Smuggler's Song". [Bibliographical Reference: Livingston 494] ; 8vo View more info

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Debits and Credits

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$52.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11182

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Owner's inscription "To Dad 15-9-26". Later owner's Ex Libris bookplate (Paul Aubin). Narrow split along gutter between title leaf and contents leaf. No tears to cloth. Some rubbing to joints and corners. Small mark on rear board, but generally boards clean and bright with little fading. ; vi, 416 pages. Red cloth boards with gilt elephant and swastika medallion on front board. Page dimensions: 197 x 126mm. Top page edges gilt. This collection is mostly prose fiction (short stories), with some verse. Selected contents: The Enemies to Each Other; Sea Constables: A Tale of '15; The Wish ... View more info

The Light That Failed

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$28.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1899

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 003976

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


"Uniform Edition". [viii], 289, [1 (blank) ], [2 (advertisements) ]. Red cloth board with gilt titles on spine. Top page edges gilt. Small circular elephant head and swastika design in centre of front board. Moderate rubbing to edges of spine and boards. Owner's signature. A novel. ; 8vo View more info

The Seven Seas

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$28.50

Publisher: London, Methuen and Co.: 1899

Edition: Colonial Library Edition

Seller ID: 003979

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Colonial edition. "Methuen's Colonial Library". "Fifth Edition" on title page. Xv, [3], 230 pages + 40 pages advertisements. Blue cloth covers with gilt titles on spine. Dimensions: 7 3/4" by 5 1/8". Bumps to tail corners of boards. 1/4" chip to cloth at head of spine. 1/8" tears to cloth at spine ends and corners of boards. Several 1/2" chips to blank margins of two leaves (pp. 27-30) . Owner's signatures. ; 8vo View more info

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The Second Jungle Book

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1920

Seller ID: 003399

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


[vi], 299 pages + [2] pages advertisements. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Gilt cobra illustration on front board. Gilt snake illustration on spine. All edges gilt. No signatures. No splitting to gutters. Cloth covers clean. 1/4" split and moderate rubbing to cloth along rear joint. Moderate rubbing to ends of spine and corners of boards. ; 12mo View more info

Puck of Pook's Hill

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$202.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003115

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


First printing. X, 306 pages + [4] pages advertisements. Red cloth covers witih gilt lettering on spine and circular gilt elephant head illustration on front board. Top page edges gilt. Spine faded. Some fading to cloth covers. Some rubbing to edges of spine and boards. Slight fraying to cloth at corners of boards. View more info

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Under the Deodars

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company: [c1890]

Seller ID: 18866

Condition: Fair with No dust jacket as issued


Spine replaced with cloth tape, and inner hinges roughly reinforced with strips of thin card. Inner margins of wrappers reinforced with strips of thin card. Tape repairs to small 1/2" tears at margins of title leaf. Previous owner's signature dated 1895 on front cover.; Stated "Sixth Edition" on title page. No date [c1890]. 96 pages. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 216 x 135mm. Title page has imprint of Messrs. A. H. Wheeler & Co., Allahabad; and of Sampson Low, Marson & Company, London. Series title: 'A. H. Wheeler & Co.'s Indian Railway Library', No. 4. Rear cover with text ad... View more info

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A Kipling Anthology: Prose

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1922

Seller ID: 16045

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Previous owner's signatures. Dustjacket spine faded. Small losses at ends of dustjacket spine and at corners of dustjacket. ; Reprint. v, [1], 190 pages. Green cloth boards with gilt decoration on spine and front board. Page dimensions: 170 x 109mm. Top page edges gilt. "The Caravan Library". ; 16mo View more info

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The Story of the Gadsbys: A Tale Without a Plot

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$75.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Company: [c1890]

Seller ID: 18867

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Tears to paper spine. Lower 2" of paper spine missing. Wrappers with foxing and fading and some small chips to margins. Some patches of foxing to page edges. Previous owner's signature dated 1892 on title page.; Stated "Seventh Edition" on title page. No date [c1890]. 93, [1] pages + [1] page advertisements. Printed wrappers. Page dimensions: 214 x 140mm. Title page has imprint of Messrs. A. H. Wheeler & Co., Allahabad; and of Sampson Low, Marson & Company, London. Series title: 'A. H. Wheeler & Co.'s Indian Railway Library', No. 2. Rear cover with text advertisement for Pears' Soa... View more info

The Five Nations

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$37.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15194

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Gutter split at front hinge. Previous owner's signature on the title page "MacLeod". "Moffat's West End Circulating Library 61, Perth Road, Dundee." rubber stamp on rear endpaper, no other library markings. Newspaper clipping pasted to rear endpaper. Minor spots of foxing. Provenance: Hardwicke Knight (without any of Knight's ownership marks).; xiii, [3], 215, [1] pages + [38] pags advertisements. Red buckram cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Page dimensions: 190 x 118mm. Poetry. [Seller Ref: KnightCol]; 8vo View more info

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Letters of Travel (1892-1913)

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: NZ$60.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co.: 1920

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18850

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


Some spots of foxing. Previous owner's rubber name stamp. Dust-jacket with some rubbing, small chips and tears to margins, some staining to rear panel. Dust-jacket protected in archival mylar cover.; vi, 284 pages + [4] pages advertisements. Red cloth boards with circular gilt elephant head on front board. Top page edges gilt. Page dimensions: 198 x 128mm. Containing letters from: 'From Tideway to Rideway' (1892); 'Letters to the Family' (1907); 'Egypt of the Magicians' (1913). [Bibliographical reference: Livingston 454.] View more info