The Dipsy Chanty

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The Dipsy Chanty

by Rudyard Kipling, 1899

#5 of 80 Specially Illumined

This book measures 8 1/4" x 5" and has 92 pages plus colophon. The body of the text is in Old Style Antiqua and 80 copies were printed on unmarked laid paper and specially illumined. The regular edition of this book and the limited edition of 80 were both bound in blind stamped suede. The 1899 edition contains L'Envoi which is not in the 1898 variant and the anchor on page 15 was not in the 1898 variant. This book is numbered and signed by Elbert Hubbard.

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