Sale 20FL02 | Lot 159

KIPLING, RUDYARD The Jungle Book.

Catalogue: Fine Literature
KIPLING, RUDYARD  The Jungle Book.

Lot Details

Lot 159
KIPLING, RUDYARD The Jungle Book.
London: Macmillan & Co., 1894. First edition. Publisher's blue cloth, decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in chemise and slipcase. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.5 x 12 cm); vii, 212 pp. Minimal wear, some very slight bubbling of the cloth, overall a bright copy, joints and hinges sound, internally fresh; Together with The Second Jungle Book. London: Macmillan. 1895. Publisher's blue cloth, decorated in gilt, all edges gilt, housed in chemise and slipcase. 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 The Library of Duncan Cranford

Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $4,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Sold for $4,125 (includes buyer's premium)

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