Book #24788

Letters Of Marque

Rudyard Kipling
Letters Of Marque. Rudyard Kipling.

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket
Size: 8vo; 254 pages
Publisher: Cleveland New York: International Fiction Library, c1899, [1930].

An attractive publication of the International Fiction Libary in Very Good condition, minor staining and foxing, chiefly to endpapers, in little chipped dust-jacket. While copyright stating 1899, this wasn't published until 1930 as indicated by mention of Edgar Wallace's "The Stretelli Case and Other Mystery Stories" and "Silinski Master Criminal" on the dust-jacket.

In November 1887 Kipling was transferred from the Civil and Military Gazette in Lahore to the Pioneer in Allahabad. The results were these nineteen articles which can be said to be Kipling's description of life in the semi-independent States of India.

Price: $90.00

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.