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    Rudyard Kipling. The Jungle Book. London: Macmillan, 1908. First edition. Color plates by Maurice and Edward Detmold. Original red cloth. Corners bumped; spine darkened. Two-inch tear at back joint. Front hinge starting. Good.

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    Octavo. 314 pages. With sixteen color plates.

     

    Original brick red cloth with mongoose and cobra vignette and decoration on the front board stamped in gilt. Titles on the spine in gilt. Top edge gilt. Corners bumped and spine darkened. Two inch tear at the top back joint. Contents slightly toned, more so at the endpapers, with a Christmas gift inscription on the front free endpaper dated 1908. Front hinge just starting to crack. All things considered a copy worthy of minor conservation, in good condition.

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