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Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses by Rudyard Kipling by Rudyard Kipling - Hardcover - 1899 - from Rooke Books and Biblio.co.uk

Barrack-Room Ballads and Other Verses by Rudyard Kipling

by Rudyard Kipling

Condition: VERY GOOD INDEED


London - Methuen and Co., 1899 Book. VERY GOOD INDEED. Hardcover. A collection of ballads and poems by Rudyard Kipling. Fifteenth edition. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 18 January 1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He is chiefly remembered for his tales and poems of British soldiers in India and his tales for children. Condition: Re-bound in a half vellum binding with blue cloth covered boards. Externally, generally smart, lightly rubbed in places. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are generally bright and clean with some scattered light foxing. There is a bookplate to the the front pastedown. There is also an ink inscription and abinder's stamp to the verso of front free end papers. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED..

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