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Rudyard Kipling Book Under the Deodars UK First Edition 1888

Rudyard Kipling Under the Deodars UK First Edition 1888

Rudyard Kipling Under the Deodars is for sale. Under the Deodars is in the Indian Railway Library series number 4. Under the Deodars was published by Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington in London, which is not dated but was issued in 1888.


Rudyard Kipling was born on 30th December 1865 and so was just 23 years of age when this book was published, making this one of the first Rudyard Kipling books to have been published.


The Under the Deodars soft covers are in Good condition being complete with very small loss to the top edge of the front cover, some fading, and loss to over fifty per cent of the spine, but the covers and pages are still attached to the rest of the book after more than 120 years.


There are 96 numbered pages which contain the Title Page, a Preface by Rudyard Kipling, a Contents Page, and 6 Rudyard Kipling short stories as follows:


  1. The Education of Otis Yeere,
  2. At the Pit’s Mouth,
  3. A Wayside Comedy,
  4. The Hill of Illusion,
  5. A Second-Rate Woman, and
  6. Only a Subaltern.


The pages are exceptionally clean with only the most minimal of age toning, being in overall Very Good condition.

Author: Rudyard Kipling 

Title: Under the Deodars

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle and Rivington, London

Date of Publication: UK First Edition 1888

Condition of the Binding: Good

Condition of the Pages: Very Good