This vintage book contains a collection of Rudyard Kipling's short stories, first published in 1898. This volume would make for a great addition to any bookshelf, and is highly recommended for fans and collectors of Kipling's work. The stories contained herein include: "e;The Bridge-Builders"e;, "e;A Walking Delegate"e;, "e;The Ship that Found Herself"e;, "e;The Tomb of His Ancestors"e;, "e;The Devil and the Deep Sea"e;, "e;William the Conqueror - Part I"e;, "e;William the Conqueror - Part II"e;, "e;007"e;, "e;The Maltese Cat"e;, and more. Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936) was a seminal English short-story writer, novelist, and poet. He is most famous for writing stories and poems concerning British soldiers in India. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.