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    Rudyard Kipling. Three First Editions, including: Barrack Room Ballads and Other Verses. [and:] The Seven Seas. [and:] A Fleet in Being. All in good to very good condition.

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    This lot includes: Barrack Room Ballads and Other Verses. London: Methuen and Co., 1892. First edition. Octavo. xix, 208, plus 16 pages of ads. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Top edge gilt. Cloth rubbed and worn; spine darkened. Rear hinge cracked. Pages browning. In worn half leather slipcase. Good to very good. Verse. [and:] The Seven Seas. London: Methuen and Co., 1896. First English edition. Octavo. xv, 230, plus 38 pages of ads dated October, 1896. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Top edge gilt. Cloth rubbed; spine darkened. Fore-edge of front board bumped. Front hinge cracked; rear hinge starting. Minor foxing throughout. In a half leather slipcase. Good to very good. Verse. [and:] A Fleet in Being: Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron. London: Macmillan and Company, 1898. First edition, in original wrappers. Octavo. 84 pages. Publisher's illustrated blue paper wrappers. Over-opened at pp.32/33, cracking the binding. Pages toning around edges. A few light creases to wrappers; a W.H. Smith embossed seal to rear wrapper. In chemise and worn half leather slipcase. Good to very good.



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