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The Seven Seas  - 1st Edition

The Seven Seas - 1st Edition

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The Seven Seas - 1st Edition

by Kipling, Rudyard

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New York: D. Appleton & Company. Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket. 1896. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. A handsome first (American) edition, published October 30, 1896, the same day as the English edition. Only predeced by 6 printed copies of the copyright edition on September 9. Richards A92, Livingston 130, Stewart 139. Very Good+ in the light grayish olive, dotted-line cloth, little rubbing along edges, book-plate to front pastedown. Top edges gilt. In the rare light grayish yellowish brown dusts-jacket, gilt lettering and decoration replicating the design on front and spine panels on binding, spotting and light soiling, small chip to front panel; Rudyard Kipling, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1907, wrote this book shortly after his famous Jungle books and dedicated it to the city of Bombay. Contains 209 pages of poems and ballads of sailing and the sea ; 8vo; [2], vii, 209, [9] pages .


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The Seven Seas - 1st Edition
Kipling, Rudyard
Book Condition
Used - Very Good+ in Good+ dust jacket
First Edition; First Printing
D. Appleton & Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Collectible Rare Out-Of-Print, Classic Literature
Bookseller catalogs
Classic Literature; By Year Of Issue / 1890s; ABAA-VBF;

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