Book #14454

The New Army In Training - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Rudyard Kipling
The New Army In Training - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Rudyard Kipling.

Binding: Original Wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo
Publisher: London: MacMillan & Company , Ltd., 1915.

A most handsome, clean first edition/first printing with only limited signs of wear. "Collected edition" (versus the pamphlets pusblished separately). Issued in yellow wrappers, the front cover lettered in red, list of the Service Kipling on the back. This book was not published in America. Livingston 391. Contains separate advertisement sheet for the Collections of all the Books on the War.

Rudyard Kipling, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1907, issued this collection with the previously separately issued stories of The New Army (The Men at Work, The Quality of the Machine, Guns and Supply, Canadians in Cap, Indian Troops, A Territorial Battalion and A Conclusion).

Price: $190.00

Author Bio

Rudyard Kipling

Joseph Rudyard Kipling was born December 30, 1865, English author and poet, born in Bombay, best known for The Jungle Book.Kipling split his boyhood between the markets of Bombay India and an abusive English foster home. His life of travel and tragedy led to two near nervous breakdowns, but made his creative work accessible to both the aristocracy and the common man. He died on January 18, 1936 as one of the most famous and highly paid writers of his time.

In 1907, Kipling was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature.