The Second Jungle Book, Rudyard Kipling – First Edition/First Printing

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Product ID: 1731 SKU: 001433 Categories: , , ,

The Second Jungle Book, Kipling, Rudyard. The Century Co., New York 1895. First American Edition / First Printing. Dated 1895 on the title and copyright pages with no additional printings listed. Orange cloth boards with gold lettering. Top edge gold gilt. Original red cloth, blind stamped pineapple tree decorations to the front and rear covers and spine; gilt title and name on cover and spine; top of page edges are gilt; other two edges are rough cut. Black and white illustrations with headpieces decorated by John Lockwood Kipling. General board wear and soiling (see pictures); slight spine roll. An inscription on free front endpaper:”Henry Angus From His Uncle Herbert Xmas 1895″. A closed 3cm cut (pg89) outside of text block, a tiny closed tear on outside margin (p249), a few light and small smudge marks. (In 1971, Angus was made an officer of the Order Of Canada). 001433 $200


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