1895 Rare Book - The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - First Edition, 2nd Printing.
Author : Rudyard Kipling
Title : The Second Jungle Book.
Publisher : London and New York, Macmillan and Co, 1895. First edition, second printing.
Language : Text in English
Size : 7.5 " X 5 "
Pages : 240 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, name of a previous owner on first blank endpaper).
Illustrations : Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 200)
The book : Rare and attractive second printing of the 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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1895 Rare Book - The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling - First Edition, 2nd Printing. Price List