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Captains Courageous. A Story of the Grand Banks.
London: Macmillan & Co., Limited, 1897 - Crown octavo. Original blue cloth, titles and decorations to spine and front cover gilt, black coated endpapers, gilt edges. Ownership inscription in pencil to half title. Spine gently rolled, minor rubbing to extremities, tiny bump to foot of front cover, small mark to rear cover; an excellent copy. Frontispiece with tissue-guard and 22 illustrations by I. W. Taber. First UK book edition, first impression. The UK edition was preceded by the US book edition, released the previous month. The work was originally serialized in Pearson's Magazine between 1896 and 1897. Written while the newlywed Kipling was living in Vermont, Captains Courageous is Kipling's only novel set entirely in America. [Attributes: First Edition]
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington. ABA member]
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