Lot 123 of 455:
Kipling's The Five Nations, 1/30 on vellum  

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Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Five Nations

Author:
Kipling, Rudyard

Place:
London

Publisher:
Methuen and Co.

Date:
1903

Description:

Title-page printed in red & black; vignette. 22x14 cm (8¾x5½"), full vellum, spine lettered in gilt. One of 30 copies printed on Japan vellum.

The Five Nations is a collection of poems by English writer and poet Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936). It was first published in late 1903, both in the United Kingdom and in U.S.A. Some of the poems were new; some had been published before (notably "Recessional", of 1897), sometimes in different versions.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Mild spotting and soil to vellum; leaves darkened slightly, hint of dampstaining at lower fore-edge corner; very good or better.


 
Item number:
309812a
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