Rudyard Kipling - Life’s Handicap - Rare1891 First Us Edition, 1st Printing


Rudyard Kipling - Life’s Handicap - Rare1891 First Us Edition, 1st Printing

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Life’s Handicap, Being Stories of Mine Own People, by Rudyard Kipling

Macmillan & Co., NY {1891}

This is an Original First U.S. Edition, First Printing. Published September, 1891, shortly after the U.K. edition (which has blue covers, and is far more common). Bibliographies: Richards #A58; Livingston #79; Stewart #99; Grolier #152; Ballard XLVI(A).

Contents: The Incarnation of Krishna Mulvaney; The Courting of Dinah Shadd; On Greenhow Hill; The Man Who Was; The Head of the District; Without Benefit of Clergy; At the End of the Passage; The Mutiny of the Mavericks; The Mark of the Beast; The Return of Imray; Namgay Doola; The Lang Men o' Larut; Bertran and Bimi; Reingelder and the German Flag; The Wandering Jew; Through the Fire; The Finances of the Gods; The Amir's Homily; Jews in Shushan; The Limitations of Pambe Serang; Little Tobrah; Moti Guj - Mutineer; Bubbling Well Road; The City of Dreadful Night; Georgie Porgie; Naboth; The Dream of Duncan Parrenness.

Original red cloth over boards; front unlettered with gilt monogram; spine gilt lettered and ruled; back blind-stamped monogram; octavo 7.5" x 5.25"; 352pp + 8pp publisher’s catalogue, trimmed.

Condition: covers slightly age-soiled, some mottling to spine, gilt bright; binding good, with no loose or missing pages; endpapers present, clean; inscription to title page, no other ink or pencil markings; title page clipped at top, small closed tear to dedication page; text pages intact and bright, with normal foxing and no toning; no dust-jacket as issued. Overall a nice copy of this rare antique first edition.

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