Animal stories / by Rudyard Kipling. 1900.


Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. Animal stories / by Rudyard Kipling.

Animal stories / by Rudyard Kipling. 1900.

A made-up collection, bound in 2 v. The main vol. consists of printed t.p., 3 issues of Ladies' home journal, along with proofs of illustrations, an original, signed illustration by Frank Ver Beck, and mounted pamphlets (18 cm. each) of the 3 stories published individually by A.P. Watt in 1900. The "supplemental volume" contains 8 leaves of proofs of The beginning of the armadillos, edited in Kipling's hand, with mounted galley proofs of this and The sing song of Old Man Kangaroo. Laid in: galley proof of The elephant's child; signed carbon copy of letter from William V. Alexander (formerly of Curtis Pub. Co.) to "W. McK. Gannon" on the publishing history of the stories. Both vols., bound in green morocco with gilt lettering, are housed in a clamshell box.

2 v. : ill. ; 42 cm.

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Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936 (person)

Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936) was an English author and poet. His best-known works include the novels and short story collections The Jungle Book (1894), Just So Stories (1902), Puck of Pook's Hill (1906), and Kim (1901), as well as a number of poems such as "Mandalay" (1890), "Gunga Din" (1890), and "If-" (1910). Kipling was born in Bombay, India, into an artistic family: his father was a sculptor, pottery designer, and professor of architectural sculpture and tw...

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