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Rudyard Kipling
The Bombay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling In Twenty-Five Volumes
London: Macmillan & Co Ltd, 1913. Volume one is neatly signed in ink by Rudyard Kipling. Limited edition set, with only 1050 originally being published. Eighteen of these volumes feature their original and extremely scarce dustwrappers. Vol. I Plain Tales From the Hills. Vol. II Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys: In Black and White. Vol. III Wee Willie Winkie. Under the Deodars. The Phantom 'Rickshaw and other stories. Vol IV and V From Sea to Sea and other sketches. Letters of Travel. 2 vol. Vol. VI Life's Handicap, etc. Vol. VII The Light that Failed. Vol. VIII The Naulahka ... By R. Kipling and Wolcott Balestier. Vol. IX Many Inventions. Vol. X 'Captains Courageous,' etc. Vol. XI The Jungle Book. Vol. XII The Second Jungle Book. Vol. XIII The Day's Work. Vol. XIV Stalky & Co. Vol. XV Kim. Vol. XVI Just So Stories, etc. Complete with twenty-two plates. Vol. XVII Traffics and Discoveries. Vol. XVIII Puck of Pook's Hill, etc. Vol. XIX Rewards and Fairies. Vol. XX Actions and Reactions. Vol. XXI Departmental Ditties. Barrack-Room Ballads and other verses. Vol. XXII The Five Nations. The Seven Seas. Vol. XXIII Songs from Books. Vol. XXIV A Diversity of Creatures. Vol. XXV. The Years Between. The Muse Among the Motors. Kipling was one of the most popular writers in England, in both prose and verse, in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Henry James said: "Kipling strikes me personally as the most complete man of genius (as distinct from fine intelligence) that I have ever known." In 1907 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, making him the first English-lang … [Click Below for Full Description]
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