Departmental Ditties and Barrack-Room Ballads by Rudyard Kipling 1915 Printing

$20.00

Rare find — there's only 1 of these in stock.

Vintage from the 1910s

Item details

Materials

paper, cloth

Published by Doubleday, Page & Company in 1915 -
Charcoal Cloth cover, with minimal wear. Strong Gilt on cover. Beautiful copy of this Excellent Rudyard Kipling book and verses.
Name of owner on inner cover.
No rips or page creases throughout the book!
Minimal shelf wear.

From Wikipedia:

Kipling kept writing until the early 1930s, but at a slower pace and with much less success than before. On the night of 12 January 1936, Kipling suffered a hemorrhage in his small intestine. He underwent surgery, but died less than a week later on 18 January 1936 at the age of 70 of a perforated duodenal ulcer. It was two days before the death of King George V. Kipling's death had in fact previously been incorrectly announced in a magazine, to which he wrote:

"I've just read that I am dead. Don't forget to delete me from your list of subscribers."

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