Sale 18BP01 | Lot 86

KIPLING, RUDYARD The Jungle Book.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 86
KIPLING, RUDYARD The Jungle Book.
London: Macmillan & Co., 1894. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, decorated in gilt, all edges gilt. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.5 x 12 cm); vii, 212 pp. Slight lean, minimal wear, overall a bright copy, joints and hinges sound, some very minor foxing; Together with The Second Jungle Book. London: Macmillan. 1895. 7 1/4 inches x 4 3/4 inches (18.5 x 12 cm); vi, 238 pp., plus advertisement leaf. Minimal wear, but overall a bright copy, joints and hinges sound, though with some very minor foxing.
An attractive set in original state of two classic children's books more usually found in worn condition. J. Lockwood Kipling, Rudyard's father, provided illustrations to both volumes; the first was also illustrated by W. H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. Livingston 104 & 116; Richards A76, A85



C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
Sold for $2,812 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500
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