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KIPLING, Rudyard - DETMOLD, Maurice & Edward J. (illus.)

Sixteen Illustrations of Subjects from Kipling's "Jungle Book".

London: Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1903 Stock Code: 145713
£8,000.00
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"FINEST BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS EVER!"

First edition, first printing. Generally considered as one of the Detmold Brothers finest collections and by some critics as the finest book illustrations ever. The 16 plates were too heavy for the portfolio, and thus it is very rare to find the portfolio in anything but poor state.

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Description

Folio. Original green cloth chemise, titles and illustration to front cover gilt, housing four pages and 16 loose prints.

Illustrations

16 coloured chromolithograph prints on thin card (sheet sizes: 32.9 x 43 cm.) tipped onto white board with grey window mounts (mount sizes: 39.3 x 54.5 cm.) with cover sheet to each illustration giving the title and a short extract from the book.

Condition

Covers worn and a little soiled, small chip to the foot of the fold of the four pages, white boards and margins of the card unevenly browned, hidden by the grey mounts, the printed images are bright and in excellent condition.

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