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Title: Departmental Ditties And Other Verses
Description: Thacker, Spink & Co, Calcutta, 1891, 6th edition. Cloth, VG. [viii]+125pp+24pp publishers catalogue, edges of the cloth a little worn, gilt lettering to the spine dulled & worn, the gilt decoration on the upper cover bright, front endpaper discoloured presumably where at one time a newspaper clipping was laid in, a nice copy. The adverts are dated April 1891. Hardback , no dustjacket. An early edition of Kipling's first verse collection. This sixith edition was the first to contain the glossary for English readers. According to Livingston 'the types of the book were evidently reset, and the arrangement slightly altered. Apparently there is no change in the text of any of the poems' ( Bibliography of the Works of Rudyard Kipling, 1927 ).

Keywords: poems, poetry, kipling

Price: GBP 30.00 = appr. US$ 42.84 Seller: Eastleach Books
- Book number: 41324