Book #160152

Departmental Ditties, Ballads, Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses

Rudyard Kipling
Book #160152 Departmental Ditties, Ballads, Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses. Rudyard Kipling.
Departmental Ditties, Ballads, Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses

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

An edition in fair condition. The spine is loose and there is normal shelfwear to the exterior. A signature from a previous owner is inked on the front flyleaf.

Kipling's Departmental Ditties, Ballads, Barrack-Room Ballads, and Other Verses are poems about life in the military. They are full of humor and are often about the simple things in life.; 32mo; 255 pages.

Price: $30.00

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.