Book #77734
Item #77734 The Day's Work, Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to his Son Paul. Rudyard Kipling.
The Day's Work, Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to his Son Paul.
The Day's Work, Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to his Son Paul.

The Day's Work, Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to his Son Paul.

Inscribed by Clarence Darrow to His Son Paul Kipling, Rudyard [1865-1936]. The Day's Work. New York: Doubleday & McClure Co., 1898. [viii], 431 pp. Illustrations and tissue-guarded frontispiece. Octavo (8" x 5-1/4"). Publisher's black and gilt-stamped green cloth, top-edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges. Minor bubbling to head of rear board, light rubbing to extremities, spine ends bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Light toning, pencil marks to table of contents, internally clean. Bookplate and ink stamp of Paul E. Darrow and small "249" in ink to front pastedown, tiny ink "118" and gift inscription "Paul E. Darrow/ from his father" to front free endpaper. $950. * First American edition (preceding the first English edition). This copy of Kipling's classic collection of short stories was presented as a gift from famed American attorney Clarence Darrow to his son Paul. Paul Darrow [1883-1956] was Darrow's only child and a businessman in Chicago for most of his adult life. The bookplate, designed to resemble his father's, likely pre-dates the ink stamp.

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