1948: The Jungle Books, by Rudyard Kipling, vol. I, Illustrated by Aldren Watson

By (author)Rudyard Kipling


The Jungle Books, volume I, by Rudyard Kipling is a classic piece of children’s literature that has been enjoyed for generations. This vintage edition, published in 1948 by Doubleday & Company, Inc., features beautiful illustrations by Aldren Watson and an introduction by Nelson Doubleday. The hardcover volume is in near fine condition, with only slight signs of wear on the dust jacket and a mended spine. The book is tightly bound and free of any owner marks or writing.

The Jungle Books tells the story of Mowgli, a young boy who is raised by wolves in the jungle. Along the way, he meets a variety of animal characters, including Baloo the bear and Bagheera the panther, who help him navigate the dangers of the jungle and learn important life lessons. The book is a timeless classic that teaches children about the importance of friendship, loyalty, and bravery.

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The Jungle Books, by Rudyard Kipling, vol. I, Illustrated by Aldren Watson, introduction by Nelson Doubleday, published by Doubleday & Company, Inc, Garden City, New York, 1948. 253 pages.

Pictorial hardcover volume. Justjacket with some signs of wear, mended spine. No owner marks or writing in the book. Tightly bound. Near fine condition.

Wonderful vintage edition of Kipling’s classic work!

Weight .46 kg
Dimensions 22 × 14 × 3 cm

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Aldren Watson