Book #160150

American Notes

Rudyard Kipling
Book #160150 American Notes. Rudyard Kipling.
American Notes

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: New York: Manhattan Press, N.D.

A volume in good condition with normal shelfwear and slight discoloration. There is a previous owner's ink signature on the front flyleaf.

After Rudyard Kipling's death in 1936, his widow, Josephine, decided to destroy all of his unpublished work. However, in 1975, she donated American Notes to the University of Vermont. The book is a collection of Kipling's thoughts on the United States, written in 1898.; 32mo; 267 pages.

Price: $37.50

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.