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The Jungle Book
London and New York: MacMillan and Co, 1894. Blue cloth covers with gilt margins and those glorious gilt elephants, gilt tiles and decoration on spine, dark green stuckdown and ffep, blank leaf, half-title page with motif on verso, frontispiece with tissue guard, title page, 212pp, back free endpaper with green verso, green stuckdown, gilt edges. The spine is heavily worn (water damage?),some of the title and almost all of the illustration is gone, discolouration extending slightly onto front and back covers. Slight rubbing to corners, fraying to 3mm of spine ends. Internally the top 5cm of the front hinge is split, slight scattered age toning throughout, frontispiece's tissue guard has a 10cm tear running down near hinge, much of the book has a narrow water mark running down margins very close to hinges. 212pp. This is the UK edition, title page reads (London/Macmillan and Co/and New York/1894/), no writing on verso of title page. . First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good/No Jacket. Illus. by J L Kipling; W H Drake; P Frenzeny. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
      [Bookseller: Mayger & Mayger Pty Ltd]
Last Found On: 2013-07-20           Check availability:      Biblio    

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