FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE SIGNED AND DATED BY THE AUTHOR. Illustrated, signed by the author on the title page in his typical fashion and dated "10.10.23".
Bound in the publisher's original gilt stamped red cloth, top edge gilt, head and foot of spine fine, outer hinges fine, rear inner hinge just starting, front inner hinge fine, bookplate of Alain Raffin additionally noted in pencil "autographed for me on 10/10/23 AR", portrait of Kipling adhered to verso of frontis, offsetting to half-title and blank endleaf from old newspaper articles once adhered to them otherwise internally clean and bright, better than that may sound, still a VERY GOOD copy which is very difficult to find signed, housed in a 1/2 red calf slipcase, ribbed gilt lettered spine. This item comes with a "COA" - Certificate of Authenticity. Who we are - D&D Galleries was founded in 1985. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA), the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB), and the Provincial Bookfair Association of Great Britain (PBFA). Our inventory (largely English language only) is slightly eclectic and ranges from the 16th through the 20th centuries with sub-specialties in S.
And Wing books, Lewis Carroll, Charles Dickens, presentation and association material as well as 17th and 18th C. British history, sets and bindings. The item "Rudyard Kipling Kim- FIRST EDITION FIRST ISSUE SIGNED & DATED BY KIPLING" is in sale since Thursday, December 28, 2017. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "dnd-galleries" and is located in Somerville, New Jersey.
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