Feb, 2017 1894 the first edition, with more than 50 illustrations the jungle book 1894 is a collection of stories by english author rudyard kipling. The jungle book,1st edition by rudyard kipling rare and. Selling as i need to move and need to tune down on merchandise. Kipling was born in india, and spent his childhood both there and in england. The inside story of rudyard kipling and the jungle book.
Kiplings famous tales about mowgli and the laws of the jungle kipling, rudyard. He wrote the jungle book stories after his marriage, when he and his wife and new baby built themselves a house in vermont. Of the seven stories and seven poems comprising the jungle book, only the stories had previously appeared in periodicals in 1893 and 1894, and when collected here, each story had an additional verse heading appended. Minor fraying on top of spine and bottom outside corners are bent inward. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the jungle book.
Five rare rudyard kipling editions books tell you why, inc. All of the stories were previously published in magazines in 1894 5, often under different titles. Fren formatbinding soft cover book condition used quantity available 1 edition 1st edition publisher macmillan place of publication london, 1894, 1895 date published 1894 keywords first edition. Macmillan and co, london, 1894 first edition, first printing.
First edition, second printings of both volumes of the jungle book, finely bound in full morocco. The century companyminimal wear on cover, little to no foxing, no visible creased pages. The jungle book is a first us edition and contains an original watercolor by the illustrator, william henry drake. If this is a first edition, it may be worth some money.
The binding is tight and the gold lettering on the boards are vibrant with minor rubbing. The jungle book by rudyard kipling 1st1st american edition 1894 century. New york measures 5 12 x 7 34 complete with 303 pages. The second jungle book 1895 is illustrated by john lockwood kipling. The jungle book first edition by rudyard kipling abebooks. Each volume in the publishers original dark navy blue cloth decoratively ruled and pictorially stamped in gilt on the front cover and spine and lettered in gilt on the spine. The second jungle book is a sequel to the jungle book by rudyard kipling. Reputable booksellers do not use ebay, and the prices listed there are often. Get your very own copy of the original the jungle book by rudyard kipling 1894 book is in very good condition for over 100 yrs old 263142015169. The first edition of the novel was published in 1894, and was written by rudyard kipling. Free download or read online the jungle book pdf epub book. Both volumes bound in the original publishers navy cloth, spines lettered in. Original olive green cloth decorated in gi, first american edition published in the same years as the english edition. First published in 1895, it features five stories about mowgli and three unrelated stories, all but one set in india, most of which kipling wrote while living in vermont.
Among the most popular books ever written, the jungle book comprises a series of stories about mowgli, a boy raised in the jungle by a family of wolves after a. In good condition only, with extensive generalized wear associated with that book grade. Other characters include shere khan the tiger and baloo the bear. The jungle book 1894 is a collection of stories by the english author rudyard kipling. The jungle book 1894 is illustrated by john lockwood kipling, william henry drake, and paul frenzeny. A principal character is the boy or mancub mowgli, who is raised in the jungle by wolves. The jungle book full audiobook by rudyard kipling youtube. Followed by the second jungle book the jungle book 1894 is a collection of stories by english author rudyard kipling. The jungle book was written on kiplings return from india where he gathered. Original blue cloth boards with gilt illustration and lettering on the spine. Brings together all the mowgli stories from the original 2 volume jungle book. A collectible set of kiplings the jungle books including a first edition, second printing ofthe jungle book published in london by macmillan in 1894 anda first edition copy of the second jungle book also published in london by macmillan.
Original illustrated blue cloth gilt, all edges gilt. The jungle book was written on kiplings return from india where he gathered all. For sale i have a very rare original antique first edition first printing of the highly sought after and important childrens classic the jungle book. Each volume is a first printing of the first edition, as indicated by the date on the title page, and lacking mention of subsequent printings. Most of the characters are animals such as shere khan the tiger and baloo the bear, though a principal character is the boy or mancub mowgli, who is raised in the jungle by wolves. The jungle book by rudyard kipling, first edition, 1894. Published in 1894 this is a genuine uk 1st1st not a similar reprint. Clark that appears in the first copies of the first print. This book and the second jungle book, along with just so stories. This macmillan publication of the jungle book is in a good condition. First edition of jungle book containing the imprint r. The jungle book is a second issue of the first edition published in june 1894, a month after the first issue of may, 1894. I read this to my students for the past couple years and now ready to let it. Dec 30, 2015 the jungle book first american edition published in 1894 by the century company in new york city, this first american edition of the jungle book is typified by its cloth binding and elegantly simple olivegreen cover, complete with the silhouette of a small elephant.
It includes the original illustrations which introduced the imagination of. A first edition in very good condition by itself can fetch a few thousand dollars. First american edition, published in the same year as the english edition. The jungle book rudyard kipling first 1st edition 1894. Jun 05, 2015 you have a 1950 later edition printing of the jungle book by rudyard kipling which was first printed in 1893. The stories appeared in magazines in 189394 and came out in book form from macmillan publishers in 1894. Jungle book by rudyard kipling, first edition, signed. First published in 1894, kipling produced the jungle book. The main characters of this classics, fiction story are mowgli, bagheera. Rare 1894 1st edition the jungle book rudyard kipling. The century companydescription the jungle book rudyard kipling first 1st edition 1894. The jungle book and the second jungle book rudyard kipling.
Jun 25, 2019 published in 1894, rudyard kiplings the jungle book proved to be a hit with young and old alike. First us edition 1991, stated, number line intact, very good oversize green cloth hardcover gilt lettering and decoration on cover, interior unread, very good dj corner price clipped, in brodart, 128 pages, rudyard kipling author, w color artwork by gregory alexander, many full or double page, childrens fiction, picture book, classic. The jungle book and the second jungle book by rudyard kipling a set of true american first edition first printings the century co. Significant lean to spine, discoloration to spine cloth and wear at spine ends and corners, rubbing to gilt stamping. Rudyard kiplings the jungle book is a childhood classic that has seen many adaptations since it was first published. Jungle book by rudyard kipling, first edition abebooks. The jungle book first edition by rudyard kipling, first.
Rudyard kipling 18651936 was a british author whose work was heavily influenced by colonialism. In general, collectors spend the highest amount on 1st edition, 1st printings of famous book titles. The second jungle book is a first issue of the first edition. Originally published in the templar classics series. The jungle book rudyard kipling rare 1894 first edition.
These are the true first edition first printings of the jungle books. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. I read this to my students for the past couple years and now ready to let it continue on with its journey. In good condition only, and consistent with that book grade, with generalized wear associated with that book grade. Many of the illustrations are by john lockwood kipling, rudyards father. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 277 pages and is available in paperback format. Rare books by rudyard kipling, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of the jungle book, justso stories, and kim, and handsome sets of his collected works. A beautiful copy bound in the original publishers blue cloth. The main characters of this childrens, literature story are.
This is the original 1894 edition that started it all. The jungle book and the second jungle book author kipling, rudyard illustrator j. It includes the original illustrations which introduced the imagination of kipling to a generation of readers. The jungle book rudyard kipling first american edition.
T he j ungle b ook original 1894 first edition of the jungle book by rudyard kipling published by the century co. The book is in excellent condition with minor wear to the edges. First edition of the jungle book by rudyard kipling. Mar 04, 2019 even with the signature, the overall condition of the book as well the exact printing will have a profound effect on the value. The jungle book is a novel by rudyard kipling 18651936. The jungle book by english author rudyard kipling 18651936 is a collection of short animal stories with moral lessons that kipling may have written for his daughter who died at age six in 1899. This first edition, first printing of the jungle book covers the wellknown characters of mowgli, baloo, and bagheera, as well as lesserknown characters such as rikkitikkitavi. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 368 pages and is available in paperback format.
The jungle book by rudyard kipling 1st edition 1894. Free download or read online the jungle books pdf epub book. The first edition of this work was published in 1894 by macmillan publishers. The jungle book macmillan 1894 together with the second jungle book macmillan 1895. Published by macmillan and co, london, 1894 in very good condition. The jungle books stories of a human boy named mowgli raised by animals in the wild made for. The jungle book and the second jungle book rudyard. This is the first edition, first printing of nobel prize laureate rudyard kiplings most famous work the jungle book published by macmillan and co. Complete with all pages vi, 212 the jungle book first edition, first printing 1894 illustrated throughout. This is a compelling set of british first editions of perhaps kiplings most famous works the first and second jungle books. Pdf the jungle book book by rudyard kipling free download. These are the true first editionfirst printings of the jungle books. The pages are clean with no writing, marks or bookplates in the book.1467 1283 1318 1128 552 526 351 528 368 1578 1116 1350 397 697 1554 602 1397 1378 1306 326 191 1283 1441 856 1256 883 674 1614 746 476 351 1031 373 805 972 682 418 833 1439 1366 896