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Anthony Smith Books

General stock but specialities include library sets, illustrated books, architecture, biography, history and literature.  Small stock, £10 - £10,000. Private premises, with regular pop-up shops in central London. Visitors welcome by appointment. Very flexible. Catalogues issued occasionally. Pop-up shops held at John Murray's former offices at 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.

The Bombay Edition of the Works of Rudyard Kipling


Crown 8vo. 25 volumes, set. Limited edition of 1050 sets. Signed on the half-title. Original buff quarter cloth over pale blue boards. Paper labels to spines (and spare label inserted at rear of each volume). Top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Silk marker ribbons. Printed on handmade paper. All volumes dust-soiled and a bit rubbed (with very small loss to spine labels). Kim and The Second Jungle Book have short splits to the cloth spines. Bindings firm and sound. Contents clean. No ownership marks. Very good +. The set comprises: 1. Plain Tales From the Hills. 2. Soldiers Three: The Story of the Gadsbys: In Black and White. 3. Wee Willie Winkie. Under the Deodars. The Phantom 'Rickshaw and other stories. 4. & 5. From Sea to Sea and other sketches. Letters of Travel. 6. Life's Handicap, etc. 7. The Light that Failed. 8. The Naulahka A Story of West and East. By R. Kipling and Wolcott Balestier. 9. Many Inventions. 10. 'Captains Courageous'. 11. The Jungle Book. 12. The Second Jungle Book. 13. The Day's Work. 14. Stalky & Co. 15. Kim. 16. Just So Stories. Illustrated by the author. 17. Traffics and Discoveries. 18. Puck of Pook's Hill. 19. Rewards and Fairies. 20. Actions and Reactions. 21. Departmental Ditties. Barrack-Room Ballads and other verses. 22. The Five Nations. The Seven Seas. 23. Songs from Books. 24. A Diversity of Creatures. 25. The Years Between. The Muse Among the Motors.