By Rudyard Kipling
London   Macmillan and Co
9" by 6.5" xvi, 2-344; 310 [2]pp
The two volume first edition of Rudyard Kipling's account of the actions of the Irish Guards in the First World War, in the very scarce original dust wrappers.
By Rudyard Kipling

1923 The Irish Guards in the Great War

London   Macmillan and Co
9" by 6.5" xvi, 2-344; 310 [2]pp
The two volume first edition of Rudyard Kipling's account of the actions of the Irish Guards in the First World War, in the very scarce original dust wrappers.
£595.00
: 2kgs / : 894F37

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Description

First Edition, Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding, With Dustwrapper

The first edition, first impression of this work.

In the very scarce publisher's original unclipped dust wrappers.

Edited and compiled from the diaries and papers of the Guards, Kipling details their importance in the war. The first volume covers the first battalion, and the second volume discusses the second battalion, and includes extensive appendices.

With seven maps to volume I, and four to volume II. Collated, complete.

Two pages of advertisements to the rear of volume II.

From the library of A. P. Watt & A. S. Watt of A. P. Watt and Son, literary agent of Rudyard Kipling.

Condition

In the publisher's original cloth binding, with price unclipped dust wrapper. Bumping to back strip heads and tails, otherwise externally excellent. Front hinge of volume II strained. Dust wrappers age toned to back strips. Loss of paper to tail of rear wrap of volume I, with small losses to head and tail of back strip. Light edgewear to volume II back strip tail, with more significant edgewear and a closed tear to the head. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean, with instances of light spotting to first and last few leaves, most prominent to volume II.

Very Good

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