Author: Kipling, Rudyard
Reference #: 2065
Status: For Sale
List Price: $25.00
Macmillan and Co., London, 1927. 413 pp., top edge gilt; 12mo in full blue leather with gilt spine titles and decorations and iconic elephant and ‘right-hand’ swastika symbol (cf. Cirlot, A Dictionary of Symbols for a discussion of this ancient image at p. 322ff.). The Bas-relief illustrations are those of the author’s father, J. Lockwood Kipling. Near Fine, lacking scarce dj.
The Muslim horse dealer, the Buddhist Lama from Tibet, and the street urchin destined to play a part in what is still know today as ‘The Great Game’. “He sat, in defiance of municipal orders, astride the gun Zam-Zammah on her brick platform opposite the old Ajaib-Gher – the Wonder House as natives call the Lahore Museum.”
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