The Seven Seas (First Edition) by Rudyard Kipling:
Original red/brown cloth boards with gilt title to spine and top gilt edge of pages. Spine and edges faded with minimal wear of boards. Page edges untrimmed on two sides. Several pages withing the text remain uncut. Mild foxing on front pages as usual with a book of this age. Tight bindings and a tidy copy. Dedication “To the City of Bombay” prior to the contents. Contains seventeen poems under “The Seven Seas” title and eighteen under the “Barrack Room Ballads” title. Thirty seven publishers catalogue to the rear dated Oct 1896. 12.5 x 20cm. 230 printed pages of poem text.
The Seven Seas is a delightful book of Rudyard Kipling’s poetry and is in very good order.