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KIPLING, Rudyard
Bound in a single volume]: Soldiers Three: A Collection of Stories [with]: The Story of the Gadsbys: A Tale Without a Plot [with]: In Black and White [with]: Under the Deodars
A.H. Wheeler & Co. and Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Allahabad and London, 1890. First English editions, except for *Soldiers Three*, which lacks the Allahabad imprint, and is the fourth English edition. Bound in red silk over boards, with all wrappers, and at least some of the ads bound in at the rear. Top corners bumped, a bit of rubbing at the spine ends, very good, internally near fine. Bookplate of Wilfred Sheridan, direct descendent of dramatist Richard Brinsley Sheridan (and husband of Clare Frewen Sheridan, the artist, writer, adventurer, gadfly, and cousin of Winston Churchill) on the front pastedown. Signature of Clare Sheridan's brother on the front fly: "Oswald Frewen, H.M.S. Comus 1916." Later signature of an American novelist. Four separate Kipling works, published as numbers 1-4 in the Indian Railway Library. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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