The Jungle Book & The Second Jungle Book (1894-5)
Book ID: 67286
The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book. The Jungle Book With Illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. London: Macmillan, 1894. First Edition, First Impression. The Second Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J. L, Kipling. London: Macmillan, 1895. First Edition. Publisher’s blue buckram boards with gilt design of elephants to upper cover of first volume and cobra to second volume. Title lettered in gilt to spines & all edges in gilt. A nice clean set. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
Kipling’s classic tale featuring Shere Khan the tiger and Baloo the bear, and the boy or “man-cub” Mowgli, who is raised in the jungle by wolves.
The first edition of the Jungle Book was published by Macmillan in 1894, with the second book published the following year. Both contained illustrations by the author’s father, John Lockwood Kipling.
Out of stock