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The Five Nations by Rudyard Kipling - Hardcover - 8th Edition   - 1911 - from Tarrington Books and

The Five Nations

by Rudyard Kipling

Condition: Very Good

London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1911. 8th Edition . Very Good. 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Half green calf leather binding (by Hatchards) with cloth covered boards. Spine has five raised bands, gilt ruled compartments, gilt title and author, plus date to foot of spine. Spine faded, a couple of small marks to leather, excellent solid binding with no cracking to joints. Top page edge gilt, a few light spots to other edges. Internally in excellent condition throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.75 x 7.5 inches (12 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xiii, 215


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