Rudyard Kipling - Kim signed by Rudyard Kipling - 1902

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Rudyard Kipling - Kim signed by Rudyard Kipling - 1902
Freemasonry, Literature - Quantity: 1 - Signed by author - Book

Reprint from 1902, just a year after the first edition. Illustrated. Original red cloth binding in very good condition, spine just a little sunned. Minor wear to the spine ends and corners. Signed twice by Kipling, once to a dinner menu and once to a typed, hand signed letter. Menu tipped in, from an Installation Dinner at the Guildhall Grantham Tues 11th 1927. Dedicated to the worshipful master, Bro W.T. Phipps. Kipling's inscription to the inside menu cover reads 'Bro Rudyard Kipling M.M. Lodge. Builders of the Silent Cities No 12 Stomer. For his Bro. W. T. Phipps wor. master sonic lodge, Grantham' Front cover of the menu a little browned otherwise excellent condition. Letter tipped in behind the menu referencing the menu, on Bateman's Burwash letter headed paper reading: 'Dear Sir and Worshipful Brother, ... Sincerely and Fraternally Rudyard Kipling'. Signed also by the dedicatee Phipps to the ffep. Book plate for Alice Mary Macdonald loosely inserted. Contents a little foxed, otherwise in very good condition. Binding tight. 413pp + [2] ads. An excellent association copy of one of Kipling's most popular titles, with a great masonic connection and insight into his dedication alongside the freemasons.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Freemasonry, Literature
Author/ Illustrator
Rudyard Kipling
Book Title
Kim signed by Rudyard Kipling
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1902
Edition
Reprint
Language
English
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Macmillan & Co. London
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Extras
Signed by author
Number of pages
413
Dimensions
7.5×4 in
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