(Fine Bindings) 30 Vols. Kipling, Rudyard. The Writings in Prose and Verse. London: Macmillan, 1897-1919. 1/1,050 signed by Rudyard Kipling. 8vo, contemporary gilt paneled full green crushed niger morocco, gilt foliate corner ornaments, gilt foliate spine compartments, top edges gilt, inner dentelles gilt, raised bands; very occasionally very slightly scuffed, spines of volumes 1-27 faded to brown, by Birdsall. Etched portrait. Front free endpaper of volume 1 detaching. Internally clean. Attractive binding despite fading of most spines to brown.
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