Jungle Book. First American Edition (1894)
Book ID: 64681
Jungle Book. New York: The Century Co., 1894. First American Edition. Pp xiii, 303. Green cloth boards, lettered in gilt with elephant stamped in gilt to centre cover & other animals to spine and lower cover. Top edge gilt. Neat ownership ink stamp to front free endpaper. A nice bright copy.
Illustrated throughout with full page plates & text drawings. Many of the illustrations are by John Lockwood Kipling, the author’s father.
First US printing of 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.
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