"CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS": A STORY OF THE GRAND BANKS
Price: 400.00 USD
New York: Century, 1897. In original decorated green cloth ornamented in red, gold, and green with gilt lettering. Livingston 138. Kipling's first American novel and one of the greatest novels of adventures on the sea, with some variations in text from the English edition published earlier the same year. Illustrated with 21 full-page black-and-white plates by W. Taber. Laid in is a 4-page flyer advertising the book and reproducing one of the illustrations, a scarce piece of Kipling ephemera. First American Edition. One of the plates has a jagged closed tear just entering the image; name of previous owner on front free endpaper. Bright, tight, just about Fine copy.