Schmied and Kipling. Kim. 1930. 2 volumes. 4to. modern tan morocco
5,000 - 7,000 GBP
SCHMIED, FRANÇOIS-LOUIS--KIPLING, RUDYARD
Kim [translated by L. Fabulet and Ch. Fountaine-Walker]. Lausanne: Gonin et Cie, 1930
2 volumes, 4to (304 x 245mm.), number 32 from an edition limited to 160, ONE OF 30 COPIES SIGNED by the publishers and with 2 additional suites of plates and illustrations (one in colours, one in black), titles in red and black, 15 woodcut plates and 15 illustrations by Schmied, all printed in colours, modern tan morocco, red and black labels, old marbled endpapers bound in, very minor occasional spotting, some fading to upper cover of volume 2
Kim was first published in 1900-1901 and this French translation in 1902. The supplementary suite of plates was issued in 1932.
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