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THE STORY OF THE GADSBYS and UNDER THE DEODARS by  Rudyard Kipling - First Edition - 1891 - from Sumner & Stillman and Biblio.com

THE STORY OF THE GADSBYS and UNDER THE DEODARS

by Kipling, Rudyard

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1891. Authorized Edition. New York: Lovell, Coryell & Company, n.d. [1892]. Original maroon cloth, beveled. First Combined Edition, later issue (with Lovell Coryell, rather than United States Book Co., as the publisher). These two pieces first appeared in 1888 as the second and fourth numbers in the Indian Railway Series, Allahabad; John Lovell issued each in wrappers in 1890 in his "Westminster Series," before combining the two in the present volume (U.S. Book Co. in 1891, Lovell Coryell in 1892). This would be a fine copy were it not for the slight fading of the maroon spine -- almost unavoidable for this color. See Richards A42 note; Stewart 50. This is the George Barr McCutcheon copy, with his bookplate, housed in a morocco-backed slipcase with inner chemise.



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