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Barrack-Room Ballads and other Verses

by KIPLING, RUDYARD

Condition: Very Good


London: Methuen and Co., 1900. 8vo. Red buckram boards with gilt spine letering, corners bumped, spine faded, top edge gilt, binding tight and square, good clean copy. . Hardcover. Very Good.



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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
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