Jungle Book Rudyard Kipling 1933 fine French Illustrated leather book A+Brian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
Rudyard Kipling- The Jungle Book. Beautiful early 20th century illustrated French leather bound gift book.
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Le Livre de la Jungle, de Rudyard Kipling. Illustrations by Roger Reboussin.
1933, Paris, Librairie Delagrave. pp.176.
Large quarto format. Mottled half-leather binding, raised bands with gilt decorations and contrasting gilt titles, covers with beautiful marbled paper, with different but also beautiful marbled end papers. Top edge gilt.
Fresh, clean, tight, sound example. Beautiful book, any minor age flaws easy to overlook or forgive. Superior example of a scarce item.
Book measures: 11 1/4" H X 9 1/4" W.
Large, heavy book with fine paper stock.