The Jungle Book. Rudyard Kipling, Maurice and Edward Detmold.

The Jungle Book

London: Macmillan And Co., 1908. Hardcover. 314 pages. 21 x 13.5 cm. Sixteen Illustrations with tissue guards of Subjects from Kipling's "Jungle Book." The preeminent illustrated edition of Kipling's classic tale for children, that established the Detmold brothers as exceptional illustrators of zoological and botanical subjects. Bound by Sangroski and Sutcliffe for Asprey with pictorial inlays -- an elephant on the front cover and wolf on the back cover in gray and red morocco. Interior contents as new. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in leaf motifs, triple gilt border panels frame an inner gilt leaf design with inner dentelles carrying latter theme, marbled endpapers. Full green morocco. Aeg. Fine in very good matching lined cloth slipcase with green morocco entry border. Item #22017

Price: $3,750.00