one of 1000 numbered sets signed by Kipling. vol 27 has a couple of small nick on the spine else a very good set in original green cloth over boards with gilt stamped green leather spines and tips [and a couple of vols have tiny nicks to the top of the spine and vol 28 is a little stained at the extremities]. a handsome production. looks great on the shelf. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling: The ...
Publisher: Doubleday, Doran & Co
Publication Date: 1941
Book Description Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. 1941, New York, 1941. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Limited Numbered Edition. 8vo. Complete set of 28 volumes. Signed limited edition. This is copy no. 459 of an edition limited to 1,010 sets signed by the author Rudyard Kipling on the limitation leaf of the first volume. Publisher's original gilt-decorated red buckram in beige pictorial dust wrappers. Top edge gilt. A few minor nicks to dj spines, and a tear to the rear panel of vol. 20. Bookplate to ffep of each volume. All jackets protected in clear acetate wrappers. Cloth bright. All volumes in fresh and clean condition. Bookseller Inventory # 53398
Book Description Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York, 1941. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near fine condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good condition (DJ). First Edition. Complete 28 volume set, all in original dustjackets. The maroon cloth bindings are in almost new condition. One volume has a small cover stain. All of the dustjackets are lightly to moderately browned, with minor rubbing to the extremities including a few tiny tears and creases, but there are no chips or loss; protected in archival mylar. A few of the dustjackets are torn and creased on the front or rear panels, remaining complete and attractive. Number 826 of 1010 sets signed by Kipling on a special limitation page in volume one. The texts are clean and unmarked. A handsome set. First thus edition. Size: Octavo (8vo). Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 016591