Book #22603

Letters Of Travel (1892- 1913)

Rudyard Kipling
Letters Of Travel (1892- 1913)

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Size: 8vo; ii, vi, 284, 4 pages
Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1920.

An attractive first edition in Near Fine condition, top edges gilt. Gift inscription dated July 7th 1920, the month after publication. In Very Good+ dust-wrapper, little chipping, mainly to spine ends. Richards A328. Livingston 454.

Kipling's collection of three series of travel letters: "From Tideway to Tideway", "Letters to the Family", and "Egypt of the Magicians". The first and latter being published here for the first time, "Letters to the Family" being in its first English edition after the 1908 publication and 1910 reprint in Canada (Richards A215).

Price: $330.00

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.