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A Dictionary of the Characters and Scenes... of Rudyard Kipling.

YOUNG (W. Arthur).

YOUNG (W. Arthur).

A Dictionary of the Characters and Scenes in the Stories and Poems of Rudyard Kipling 1886-1911.

First Edition. 8vo. [230 x 153 x 38 mm]. xxx, [ii], 231 pp. Contemporary binding of blue grained goatskin, the covers with a gilt border composed of a crested roll and three fillets and corners built up with scrolls, dots and roundels. The spine divided into six panels with gilt compartments, lettered in the second and fourth and at the foot, the others filled with scrolls and other small tools, the edges of the boards tooled with a gilt fillet, blue goatskin doublures with a wide gilt border of a roll, fillets and a repeated floral tool, ivory silk endleaves, top edge gilt. (Joints slightly rubbed).
London: George Routledge and Sons, [1911].

A very elaborate binding for a dictionary, but unsigned by either binder or owner.

Stock no. ebc3308

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