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    Rudyard Kipling. Three First Editions, including: The Light That Failed. [and:] Life's Handicap. First English edition. [and:] The Five Nations. All in good or better condition.

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    This lot includes: The Light That Failed. London: Macmillan and Co., 1891. First edition, thus. Octavo. 339 pages, plus one page of ads, plus 55-page publisher's catalog dated February 1891. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Coated blue-green endpapers. Extremities worn. Binding loose and slightly cocked. Front hinge broken; rear hinge starting. Spine darkened. Pages toned. Inked name to front free endpaper. In worn half leather slipcase. Good. The first fifteen-chapter edition. [and:] Life's Handicap, Being Stories of Mine Own People. London: Macmillan and Co., 1891. First English edition. Octavo. xiii, 351 plus 55-page publisher's catalog dated May 1891. Publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt and blind. Coated greenish-blue endpapers. Cloth worn and rubbed; spine darkened. Binding slightly cocked and a bit loose. Neat embossed and address to front free endpaper. In worn half-leather slipcase. Good to very good. [and:] The Five Nations. London: Methuen and Co., 1902. First edition. Octavo. viii, 215 plus 38 pages of ads dated July 1903. Publisher's gilt-stamped red cloth. Top edge gilt. Many pages unopened. Fore-edge of front board bumped. Spine darkened. In half leather slipcase. Very good. Verse.



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