Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


March 29th, 2015
Palm Sunday

March 30th, 2015
Seward's Day

March 31st, 2015
César Chávez Day

April 2nd, 2015
World Autism Awareness Day

April 2nd, 2015
Maundy Thursday

April 2nd, 2015
Pascua Florida Day

April 3rd, 2015
Good Friday

April 4th, 2015
Holy Saturday

April 4th, 2015
First day of Passover

April 4th, 2015
United Nations' Mine Awareness Day

April 5th, 2015
Easter Sunday

April 6th, 2015
Easter Monday

April 7th, 2015
United Nations' World Health Day

April 7th, 2015
Day to Remember Rwanda Genocide Victims

April 10th, 2015
Orthodox Good Friday

April 11th, 2015
Last day of Passover

April 11th, 2015
Orthodox Holy Saturday

April 12th, 2015
Orthodox Easter

April 12th, 2015
International Day of Human Space Flight

April 13th, 2015
Orthodox Easter Monday

April 15th, 2015
Father Damien Day

April 15th, 2015
Tax Day

April 16th, 2015
Emancipation Day

April 16th, 2015
Yom HaShoah

April 20th, 2015
Patriot's Day

April 21st, 2015
San Jacinto Day

April 22nd, 2015
Earth Day

April 22nd, 2015
Oklahoma Day

April 22nd, 2015
Administrative Professionals Day

April 23rd, 2015
Yom HaAtzmaut

April 23rd, 2015
World Book and Copyright Day

April 24th, 2015
Arbor Day

April 25th, 2015
World Malaria Day

April 26th, 2015
World Intellectual Property Day

April 27th, 2015
Confederate Memorial Day

April 28th, 2015
World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 29th, 2015
Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims

 



Search:

1894 Antique The Jungle Book First Edition Rudyard Kipling Mowgli 1st Illus Vtg For Sale

1894 Antique The Jungle Book First Edition Rudyard Kipling Mowgli 1st Illus Vtg



THE JUNGLE BOOK

Original 1894 First Edition of “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling :: Published by New York: The Century Co. :: Measures 5 1/2 x 7 3/4" :: Complete with 303 Pages.


GOOD CONDITION: A tightly bound volume, solid hinges, slight cocking to binding, moderate foxing throughout, cover wear as shown, complete with all pages and illustrations; overall a good solid condition example of Kipling's Classic first edition work.

DESCRIPTION:

PRESENTED HERE is the original 1894 American First Edition, First Printing of the Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling. The Jungle Book is a charming collection of seven short stories, drawn from Rudyard Kipling's travels throughout the world and particularly throughout the colonies of the British Empire. Travel in the 19th century was the privilege of the wealthy, and other parts of the world were vastly different from his home in Britain. Kipling shows the reader the different customs and ways of life in India, Afghanistan and the Bering Sea, in a way that is human and familiar, rather than foreign.

The best-known of the stories are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned "man cub" Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. As he grows up, he learns the ways of the jungle and the different personalities of its animals. He is accepted as a "wolf" by the other animals, but when he is finally exposed to humans, he begins to question his own identity. He resists the realization that he is human because he is dismayed by the greed and destructiveness of those who invade the jungle.

The most famous of the other stories are probably "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi", the story of a heroic mongoose, and "Toomai of the Elephants", the tale of a young elephant-handler. As with much of Kipling's work, each of the stories is preceded by a piece of verse, and succeeded by another. Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or "heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle. Throughout, the Jungle Book contains numerous illustrations, many of which were done by Kipling's father himself. As a whole, it is a most charming copy of this rare first edition children's classic.



































:: offer with Confidence, I stand behind my books ::

I have a 100% positive response rating & offer hassle free returns if you are not happy
I securely pack all my shipments ensuring they get to you safely

Good Luck and Happy offerding





1894 Antique The Jungle Book First Edition Rudyard Kipling Mowgli 1st Illus Vtg

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1894 Antique The Jungle Book First Edition Rudyard Kipling Mowgli 1st Illus Vtg:
$105




Worst Case - James Patterson ~ 2011 - Soft Cover Book picture
Worst Case - James Patterson ~ 2011 - Soft Cover Book


Mistress, James Patterson ~ 2013 Hardcover 1st Ed/1st Printing. ~  picture
Mistress, James Patterson ~ 2013 Hardcover 1st Ed/1st Printing. ~


Albert Einstein & W Mayer, Einheitliche Theorie Von Gravitation Und Elektrizitat picture
Albert Einstein & W Mayer, Einheitliche Theorie Von Gravitation Und Elektrizitat


1991 National Geographic
1991 National Geographic " Grand Canyon Country & Heartland Of A Continent


1963-only One Heart By Sister Patricia Jean-ist Doubleday Edition-h.b.312 Pages- picture
1963-only One Heart By Sister Patricia Jean-ist Doubleday Edition-h.b.312 Pages-


Ladybird Horror Classics Set Of Five Books picture
Ladybird Horror Classics Set Of Five Books


The Executioner #105: Countdown To Chaos, Gold Eagle Books First 1987 picture
The Executioner #105: Countdown To Chaos, Gold Eagle Books First 1987


The Hard Way Jack Weeks Hardcover  1953 picture
The Hard Way Jack Weeks Hardcover 1953


Spanish Civil War Photo Brochure 1938, Fsi/ios: Action De Secours Pour L'espagne picture
Spanish Civil War Photo Brochure 1938, Fsi/ios: Action De Secours Pour L'espagne


** Punch October 21 1964 ** Motor Number # 6476 picture
** Punch October 21 1964 ** Motor Number # 6476