Thy Servant A Dog First Deluxe Edition told by Boots by Rudyard Kipling:
This is a collection of three charming tales of a dog, told through the animal’s eyes, in typical Kipling style. The book contains “Thy Servant A Dog”, “The Great Play Hunt” and “Toby Dog”. The story of Thy Servant a Dog was originally published in the American magazine, Liberty in June 1930 and then in a UK publication (illustrated by G. L. Stampa) of the Cassell’s Magazine in August of that year. The three stories were combined in the same year by Macmillan & Co and this publication is a 1st edition of that book.
Fine publisher’s original mottled blue soft faux leather with bright gilt titles to spine and to upper with a gilt stamped impression of ‘Boots’. Gilt stamped impression of ‘Toby Dog’ to back board. Marbled end papers. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon in situ. With black and white illustrations throughout. Internally clean throughout. 93 printed pages. 81/2 x 61/2″.