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The Jungle Book And, The Second Jungle Book
The Century Co., New York 1894 - First American Edition, 1894 .The Jungle Book American Edition Was First Published On May 22 1894 And Reprinted Twice In 1894; This Is The 'Fifteenth Thousand' Issue Printed In 1894 In Which The Preface Was Omitted To Be Restored In The 1899 Uniform Edition; (See Richards, David: Rudyard Kipling, A Bibliography). Approximately 40 Illustrations; Eight Of The Illustrations Are By The Author"S Father John Lockwood Kipling. Original Green Blind Stamped Cloth With Gilt Title, Author's Name. Profile Of An Elephant In Gilt To The Front Cover And A Tiger To The Rear Cover. Blind Stamped Decoration To The Spine With Four Animals In Gilt. Top Of Pages In Gilt; Remaining Page Edges Are Rough Cut. Spine Is Slightly Cocked With A Tiny Rub To Outside Foot. Light Fade Left Top Back Cover. Lightly Worn At Corners And Spine; Minor Soiling To Some Pages; Very Minor Foxing Endpapers And Half-Title. Inked Owners Name, 'Henry Forbes Angus, Jan 1895' On Free Front Endpaper. (In 1971, Angus Was Made An Officer Of The Order Of Canada). Book Is Good To Very Good Condition And Of Gift Quality. The Second Jungle Book, 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. And Other Two Edges Are Rough Cut. Black And White Illustrations With Headpieces Decorated By John Lockwood Kipling. An Inscription On Free Front Endpaper Is In Same Script As Above:"Henry Angus From His Uncle Herbert Xmas 1895". Book Is Lightly Worn At Corners And Spine, Pages Are Clean With Only Very Minor, Occasional Soiling. In Very Good Plus Condition And Of Gift Quality. Additional Postage May Be Required [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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