Kipling, Captains Courageous, 1897
1,000 - 1,500 GBP
From the Library of Christian Heuer
'Captains Courageous' A Story of the Grand Banks. Macmillan And Co., 1897
8vo, first English edition, original pictorial blue cloth gilt, frontispiece and illustrations by I.W. Taber, advertisement leaf at the end, all edges gilt, black coated endpapers, bookplate tipped-in to front endpaper, DUST-JACKET, preserved in specially made quarter blue morocco folding box, very minor foxing, jacket slightly stained and carefully restored
RARE IN JACKET. The first English edition appeared around two weeks after the first American; the story had been serialized in Pearson's Magazine between December 1896 and April 1897.
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