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    Kipling's First Book, Only 350 Copies Printed

    Rudyard Kipling. Departmental Ditties and Other Verses. Lahore: The Civil and Military Gazette Press, 1886.

    First edition of the author's first book, with only 350 copies printed. Slim quarto. Unpaginated.

    Publisher's original buff paper wrappers made to resemble an official public or departmental document. Includes the "envelope" flap (torn but with no loss) and the original outer mailing envelope. Minor rubbing and light wear to extremities, otherwise a very good copy. Rare in this condition and complete.


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