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Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses by Rudyard Kipling / [Richard Adams] - Hardcover - 13th Edition  - 1898 - from Tarrington Books and Biblio.co.uk

Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses

by Rudyard Kipling / [Richard Adams]

Condition: Very Good


London: Methuen and Co. Ltd., 1898. 13th Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Red buckram binding. Top page edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. Fading to spine, foxing to endpapers, clean text throughout. From the private library of Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, with his bookplate to front pastedown endpaper. Adams was a lifelong Kipling fan and his collection included most of Kipling's works (see our other items). A nice association copy. 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: 5 x 7.5 inches (12.5 x 19.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xix, 208. 40




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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
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]
buckram
A plain weave fabric normally made from cotton or linen which is stiffened with starch or other chemicals to cover the book bind...[more]
bookplate
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Association copy
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