Verses to Mrs. Hill's godchild. [1888].


Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Verses to Mrs. Hill's godchild.

Verses to Mrs. Hill's godchild. [1888].

Unsigned holograph copy of poem by Rudyard Kipling written for Mrs. Edmonia Hill to accompany a birthday gift in 1888 for her godchild Edna Florine Irwin's third birthday. Edna Florine Irwin was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. J. Murray Irwin. First line of text begins: "Imperious wool-booted sage".

1 folded leaf ; 21 cm.

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Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

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