The Collected Verse of Rudyard Kipling
Published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1912
Number 94 of a limited edition of 100 copies
Signed by Rudyard Kipling
478 pages
26cm x 21cm x 5.5cm
Bound by Glenn Malkin 2016

Sewn onto five linen tapes incorporating leather hinges. Bound in natural goat decorated with a controlled craquele background and airbrushed with acrylic ink.
Back-pared onlays of lightly sanded and dyed goat and titled in gold leaf. The book edges are decorated with acrylic ink and sprinkled gold leaf.
The end bands are hand sewn with silk thread. Inside the boards are edge-to-edge leather doublures. Fabriano Tiziano end papers.
Presented in a bespoke wooden box made from dyed oak incorporating a decorative leather panel on the lid mirroring the binding design.
Lined with suede.

The design of the binding represents the way Kipling worked across and wrote about all elements and classes of the complex society, both in India and elsewhere.
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