Just So Stories For Little Children.
With illustrations by the author.London: Macmillan and Co., Limited, 1902 Stock Code: 136065
First edition, first impression, in the second issue binding, of Kipling's famous collection of 12 stories and 12 poems including "How the Camel Got His Hump" and "How the Leopard Got His Spots". The white decorative blocking to the spine and covers failed to adhere on the first issue binding, with the result that most copies now lack significant portions of it; the paint formula was changed for the present issue.
Large octavo. Original red pictorial cloth, titles to spine and front cover in black and white.
With 22 full-page illustrations by the author.
Bookseller's blindstamp to front free endpaper. Cloth dulled, very light wear at extremities, hinges just starting, a few pages lightly creased at foot. A very good copy.
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