Book #26852

Limits and Renewals - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Rudyard Kipling

Binding: Cloth
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1932.

Price: $107.58

First English and true first edition, published two weeks before the American edition on 7 April 1932. Just about fine condition in dust wrapper, one of the nicer copies to be found, only minor signs of use, hint of foxing to page edges. Richards A402, Livingston 577, Stewart 588.

Kipling's final collection of short stories published shortly after the death of his only son. Limits and Renewals contains fourteen short stories and nineteen poems, three of the stories were published here for the first time; 8vo; [vi], vii-viii, [2], 3-400 pages.

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.