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Rudyard Kipling
The Jungle Book 4th and Second Jungle Book 1st 1895
London: Macmillan and Co. Very good to near fine. The Jungle Book and Second Jungle Book 1895 by Rudyard Kipling. The jungle Book (4th print) is in almost near fine condition. There was some tears at the beginning of the top guard page and has been rectified with glue, minimal foxing or marks on pages. Furthermore, it has a neat signature on inside blank page, nevertheless mostly clean throughout the book. Strong gold colored animal designs on cover and spine as well as the edge of pages. Slightly cocked with tight binding and strong hinges. The Second Jungle book (1st print) is in almost near fine condition. The inside blank page had some doodles on it, however, it has been erased by the previous owner. There is very minor foxing on some pages, besides that, it remains clean throughout the whole book. Again similar to the first book it is slightly cocked with tight binding, along with strong gold animal designs on cover and spine as well as the edge of pages. It consists of the large image of the King's Ankus on page 139 which authenticates a true first printing. It is slightly cocked, however, it has strong hinges and tight binding. Both books are wrapped in protective mylar covering. These books are rare in this condition and rising in value. Will ship within two days of received payment. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: nicknack_777 [Sligo, IE]
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