The Jungle Books

Genuine Leather

Year 1980
Pages 383
Binding Leather
Condition Fine
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The Easton Press, 1980. FIRST EDITION, thus. "Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Green Leather." The collector's library of famous edition.Near mint condition, accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints ensure the highest quality binding. Full leather with hubbed spine, small bump on edge. Illustrated by David Gentleman, authors portrait frontispiece + 4 color illustrations and 58 black line drawings, introduction by Bonamy Dobree. Some of the stories included are: Mowgli's Brothers, Kaa's Hunting, How Fear Came. Tiger! Tiger!, The King's Ankus, Red Dog, Rikki-Tikki-Tavi, The White Seal, The Miracle of Purun Bhagat, The Undertakers, Toomai of the Elephants and many more. Colllector's Edition "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" which would make a great gift or inclusion in any collection. 383 pages.