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Barrack-room Ballads and Other Verses

by Kipling, Rudyard

Condition: Very Good


London: Methuen & Co., 1902 3/4 polished red calf with marbled boards, marbled eps, gilt decorated spine, TEG, 8vo, 208pp. Light foxing to margins not affecting text, mild rubbing to board edges, with a few light abrasions, spine slightly darkened, previous owner's bookplate on verso of front free endpaper. Else very good. All domestic orders $100 and over will be upgraded to USPS Priority shipping at no additional cost.. Leather Bound. Very Good. 8vo.




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bookplate
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gilt
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calf
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Marbled boards
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rubbing
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spine
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