The Jungle Book and The Second Jungle Book. Two Volumes (1895-1899)
Book ID: 65406
The Jungle Book. With Illustrations by J.L. Kipling, W.H. Drake and P. Frenzeny. London: Macmillan, 1895. Third Edition. The Second Jungle Book. With illustrations by J. L, Kipling. London: Macmillan, 1899. Third 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. A fine bright set. Housed in custom-made pictorial 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