1895 - First Edition Book - The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
Author : Rudyard Kipling
Title : The Second Jungle Book.
Publisher : London and New York, Macmillan and Co, 1895. First edition, first printing.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 238-2 pages.
Binding : Attractive and very good decorated cloth binding with the great gilt cobra on the cover (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content : Very good content (bright and tight, rare foxing and staining, December 1895 date on the upper margin of title page - as shown).
Illustrations : Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 400)
The book : Rare and attractive first edition of The Second Jungle Book -- a sequel to The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. First published in 1895, it features five stories about Mowgli and three unrelated stories, all but one set in India, most of which Kipling wrote while living in Vermont. All of the stories were previously published in magazines in 1894-5, often under different titles.
The author: Joseph Rudyard Kipling (30 December 1865 – 18 January 1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He was born in India, which inspired much of his work.
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