Stock ID #180298 The Maltese Cat. A Polo Game of the 'Nineties. RUDYARD KIPLING.

The Maltese Cat. A Polo Game of the 'Nineties.

London. Macmillan. 1936. First Edition. Stock ID #180298

Black and white illustrations and three colour plates including the frontispiece by Lionel Edwards, 83pp, cloth binding sunned and browned, decorative gilt lettering and design, endpapers trifle browned. Prior owner dedication on the front ednpaper. A very good, firm copy of the first edition.

A tale of the match for the Upper India Free-for-All Cup, widely regarded as the most brilliant of the experiments in the dramatization of animals to which Kipling gave the title of "The Day's Work." The many illustrations featured in this edition were made specifically for the occasion by the distinguished sporting artist Lionel Edwards.

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