‘Captains Courageous’ - A Story of the Grand Banks - Rudyard Kipling 1897 - Macmillan & Co. Limited, London - First English Edition A finely bound copy of the only Kipling novel to be cast in an American setting, Captains Courageous endures as one of literature's most cherished and memorable sea adventures. Harvey Cheyne, spoiled millionaire's son, tumbles overboard from a luxury liner only to be rescued by the crew of a Gloucester fishing schooner. Thus begins the boy's second voyage into the rugged rites and ways of sailors.

Bound by Bayntun Riviére, a sharp copy, with 22 full page illustrations including frontispiece by I. W. Taber.
  Published 18 October 1897, 10,000 copies [First edition published in New York 16 September 1897.
References: Richards A103. Martindell 68. Livingstone 137. Stewart 163.

Octavo (binding size 18.4x12.5cm), pp. viii 245 [1] [2 (publisher’s ads)] [2] [2].
  Bound by Bayntun-Riviére of Bath in full navy morocco, spine lettered and tooled in gilt with gilt block of ship to four panels, a single gilt fillet to covers, gilt tooled edges and turn-ins, marbled endpaper, all edges gilt, original gilt illustrated cloth covers and spine bound in at rear.   Condition: Fine.   Ref: 109638   Price: HK$ 6,000