Kipling | Rudyard

The Jungle Book

First Edition | First Impression

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    Description

    First impressions of The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling, published in London by Macmillan and Co.

    Octavo, [two volumes], vi, [2], 212pp; [4], 238pp, [2pp ads]. Three quarter black morocco, black cloth panels, title in gilt over green labels on spines, raised bands. Bound by Sotheran, Sackville St., London. Blue marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. One advertising leaf in Volume II. Trace of foxing to Volume II, appearing intermittently. R. & R. Clark, Edinburgh, listed as the printer in both volumes. (Richards A76 & A85) A beautiful set of the first impressions.

    Illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake, and P. Frenzeny.

    Additional information

    Location Published

    London

    Publisher

    Macmillan and Co.

    Edition

    First Edition, First Impression

    Date Published

    1894 / 1895

    Binding

    Quarter Leather

    Condition

    Near Fine

    Author

    Kipling | Rudyard