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1 Kipling, Rudyard ABAFT THE FUNNEL
New York: B.W. Dodge & Company, 1909. First U.S. edition, later issue binding. Hardcover. Some very mild wear to the extremities, else a nearly fine copy in blue cloth with nautical scene stamped in black; red-orange lettering to front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
Pirated edition of this collection of Kipling tales--the authorized issue by Doubleday was offered at nineteen cents a copy in order to discourage sales of the pirate. Lettering is an orange-red in this later binding, the first issue lettering was gilt. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Kipling, Rudyard ACTIONS AND REACTIONS
New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1909. First U.S. edition, first printing. Eight illustrations printed in black-and-white on coated stock inserts, including frontispiece. Hardcover. Faint offsetting to front endsheets, very mild wear at spine crown, very faint flecking here and there to covers; in green cloth with gilt lettering and black, debossed viking ship vignette to front and to spine, top-edge gilt; no dust jacket. 
Collection of stories and poems; nearly every story and two of the poems vary slightly from the English edition. Artists: Clara Elsene Williams, George Gibbs, F.X. Leyendecker, G. Wright, F.C. Yohn, C.B. Falls and F. Walter Taylor. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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3 Kipling, Rudyard CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS
Pleasantville, N.Y.:/Montreal: Reader's Digest Association, Inc., (1994). 0895776014 / 9780895776013 First edition thus. Afterword by James Hynes. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in decorated sea-foam green cloth backed with gilt-lettered pale jade leatherette; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Handsome, readable, sturdy and sharply produced reissue of the Kipling evergreen in The World's Best Reading series; with the splendid illustrations by Isaac Walton Taber created for the first edition published in 1897. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 (Kipling, Rudyard). Orel, Harold CRITICAL ESSAYS ON RUDYARD KIPLING
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall & Co., (1989). 0816187673 / 9780816187676 First edition. In the Critical Essays on British Literature series. Hardcover. Near fine in gilt-stamped maroon over beige cloth, with the shadow of a sticker to rear board; no dust jacket, as issued. 
Sampler of published criticism about this enduring and enduringly controversial author. Grouped into sections devoted to Kipling's poetry, Kipling's India, and approaches to his mature work. With an introduction and concluding essay by Orel. Indexed. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Kipling, Rudyard HIS APOLOGIES
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus: minor cracking at front and rear endsheets (though hinges are still firm), previous owner's attractive deco bookplate to pastedown, some light general wear, a few tiny dots of pale stain within; no dust jacket. 
Much anthologized, oft-quoted Kipling verse chronicles the life of a dog from a shapeless pup to graying, infirm elder, here, in its first book appearance, acompanied by the charming full-page drawings of Cecil Alden. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Kipling, Rudyard INDEPENDENCE: Rectorial Address Delivered at St. Andrews October 10, 1923
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1924. First hardcover edition. Small octavo, 33 pp. Hardcover. Tiny tear to spine head, slight spine lean, else very nearly fine in sage green boards with printed cover label; in a dust jacket decorated with a portrait of Kipling; jacket shows mild wear to shelf edges, tiny droplets of stain to rear and spine panels. 
Kipling's address to the students of St. Andrews was originally published in THE LONDON TIMES on the same day it was delivered, under the title "Man's Desire for Independence," and deals with the responsibilities and costs of being an independent people. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Kipling, Rudyard KIPLING ON HORSES AND HORSEMEN
(Dublin): Marlborough/Punchestown, (1992). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A collection of verse and prose on equine-related subjects by the English novelist. Selected and introduced by John Welcome. Volume 1 of a series. 156 pages. Out-of-print. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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8 Kipling, Rudyard LIMITS AND RENEWALS
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1932. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Remarkably fresh, fine copy in green cloth with relief illustration in black, titles in gilt to spine and front cover; in a lightly rubbed and edgeworn dust jacket, with two short closed edge tears, attendant crease, and shallow chip to rear panel. 
Previously uncollected stories and verse, including nineteen poems and three tales never before published in any form. A spectacular example. The binding bears the striking illustration of a primitive sailing vessel, echoed on the jacket. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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9 (Kipling, Rudyard). Seymour-Smith, Martin RUDYARD KIPLING
New York: St. Martin's Press/A Thomas Dunne Book, (1990). 0312039255 / 9780312039257 First U.S. edition, first printing. With a new foreword by the author. Hardcover. Faint spotting to lower page edges, thus nearly fine, in black boards with gilt spine stamping; in a fine, if mildly age-toned photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
"Seymour-Smith maintains that Kipling was a repressed homosexual who feared his sadomasochistic and other erotic impulses...and offers close readings of neglected stories as well as of the novels and children's books."--PW. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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10 (Kipling, Rudyard; Haggard, H. Rider). Leibfried, Philip RUDYARD KIPLING AND SIR HENRY RIDER HAGGARD ON SCREEN, STAGE, RADIO AND TELEVISION
Jefferson, North Carolina and London: McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, (2000). 0786407077 / 9780786407071 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a new book, in laminated, photo-pictorial boards; no dust jacket, as issued. Large octavo. 214 pages, including index and bibliography. Illustrated with film stills reproduced intext. 
Each literary work by these two premiere purveyors of exotic adventure yarns is summarized and followed by a complete filmography and analysis. Separate sections provide information on adaptations created for the radio, stage, and television. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 Kipling, Rudyard THE BRUSHWOOD BOY
New York: Doubleday & McClure Company, 1899. First separate edition, first printing. Illustrated in full-page and intext pen-and-inks by Orson Lowell, with two-color tissue-guarded frontispiece. Hardcover. Very lightly worn, a trifle shaken, owner's name to half-title: a nice near fine copy in blue decorative cloth with lettering in gilt and illustrations in black, debossed crescent moon in silver; with doublespread illustrated endsheets; no dust jacket. 
"A boy and a girl who have never seen each other in waking life start meeting each other in dreams ...Decades after the first of these dreams, they meet each other in waking life, recognize each other, and come together as a couple."--Robert Moss. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Kipling, Rudyard; Frascino, Edward, illustrator THE ELEPHANT'S CHILD
New York: Prentice Hall Books for Young Readers, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. A tiny patch of erasure-fading to the front free endpaper, else this is a very nearly fine copy, in a lightly age-toned pictorial dust jacket. Oblong quarto. 
Kipling's classic Just So Story, in a lively illustrated edition, with the delightfully witty and splashily energetic watercolor art of the well-known New Yorker cartoonist. A very fresh and inviting rendition of his much-loved tale. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Kipling, Rudyard THE EYES OF ASIA
Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1918. B000CSNHVE First U.S. edition, first issue. With ''recuiting depot'' on page 78, line 1. Hardcover. Fine, a superb example, in cream-colored cloth shelfback with spine label printed in black and orange, over grey boards with spine label printed in black and orange; in a good dust jacket: spine panel darkened and separated at both spine folds. 
First authorized U.S. appearance of this collection, comprising: "A Retired Gentleman"; "The Fumes of the Heart"; "The Private Account"; "A Trooper of Horse"--all of which originally appeared in the Saturday Evening Post during 1917. 101 pages. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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