1897 Rare Book - The Second Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling.
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Author: Rudyard Kipling.
Title: The Second Jungle Book.
Publisher: London and New York, Macmillan and Co, 1897.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7.5 " X 5 ".
Pages: 240 pages.
Binding: Attractive and near fine decorated cloth binding with the great gilt cobra on the cover (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, rare light foxing - as shown, name of a previous owner on the second blank - as shown).
Illustrations: Illustrated by J. Lockwood Kipling.
The book: Rare and attractive early 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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