The Jungle Book. Illustrated by M. & E. Detmold (1922)

Author: Rudyard Kipling

Book ID: 62491

Price: 195.00

Author: Rudyard Kipling

The Jungle Book. Illustrated in Colour by Maurice & Edward Detmold. London: Macmillan,1922. Sixth Impression. Pp vii, 314. Maroon cloth boards, lettered and illustrated in gilt. Neat gift inscription to front free endpaper. A very good copy.

With sixteen plates in colour by prolific Victorian book illustrators & twin brothers Maurice & Edward Detmold.

The Jungle Book was first published in book form in 1894; this edition with the Detmold illustrations was first published in 1908. 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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