Lot 40 of 168:
A Kipling Sammelband  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$360
Estimate:
$600 - $900

Title:
The City of Dreadful Night and Other Places + Wee Willie Winkie + In Black and White

Author:
Kipling, Rudyard

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Publisher:

Date:
1889-1891

Description:

Three works published as part of the softcover Indian Railway Library:

  • Wee Willie Winkie. 1889. Second Edition
  • In Black and White. 1890. Third Edition.
  • City of Dreadful Night. 1891. First published edition.

Bound together in a buckram binding with original wrappers and advertisements. Enclosed in protective clamshell box.

Kipling forced the destruction of an unauthorized earlier edition of City of Dreadful Night and was partially successful in suppressing this edition as well.

Donated by Kurt A Sanftleben, Montclair VA.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Cover with minor wear and soiling; hinges starting with separation between signatures; pencil bookseller notes on ffep; rear wrapper of City missing; light toning; very good.


 
Item number:
270140
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