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Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) First and Second Jungle Books, First English Editions.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
217
Sold for:
$2,337$1,900

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Kipling, Rudyard (1865-1936) First and Second Jungle Books, First English Editions. London: Macmillan, 1894 and 1895.
Two octavo volumes, both illustrated throughout, volume two with two pages of printer's ads at the end; each bound in publisher's original dark blue cloth, both volumes blocked with gilt illustrations and lettering on spines and front boards, both with dark greenish-blue coated endleaves, a.e.g.; slightly rubbed, housed in custom buckram chemise and half blue morocco slipcase, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in. (2)
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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London, Bookbinding, Buckram, Cyan, Kipling, Rudyard Kipling

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