This sale is for an original 1896 sixth printing of the. YOU'LL LOVE THIS BOOK!! This is the original and scarce MACMILLAN EDITION!
It's a very EARLY PRINTING!!! Printed only 2 Years after the First Printing. It features a stunning Gold gilt embossed cover. Just as the 1894 1 st printing.This book contains a collection of fables using animals in an anthropomorphic manner to give moral lessons. "The Law of the Jungle, ". For example, lay down rules for the safety of individuals, families and communities.
Kipling put in them nearly everything he knew or heard or dreamed about the Indian jungle. Other readers have interpreted the work as allegories of the politics and society of the time. The best-known of them are the three stories revolving around the adventures of an abandoned "man cub" Mowgli who is raised by wolves in the Indian jungle. The most famous of the other stories are probably. The story of a heroic mongoose, and "Toomai of the Elephants, " the tale of a young elephant-handler.Seeking a haven for his people where they would be safe from hunters, has been considered a metaphor for Zionism, then in its beginning. Because of its moral tone. Came to be used as a motivational book by the Cub Scouts, a junior element of the Scouting movement. This use of the book was approved by Kipling after a direct petition by Robert Baden-Powell, founder of the Scouting movement. Akela, the head wolf in. Has become a senior figure in the movement, the name being traditionally adopted by the leader of each Cub Scout pack. Was made into a Disney animated feature film in 1967. It was the last movie to be produced by Walt Disney, who died during its production. It was inspired by the stories about the feral child Mowgli from the book of the same name by Rudyard Kipling. The movie still remains as one of Disney's most popular. It contained a number of classic songs, including "The Bare Necessities" and I Wan'na Be Like You.
Published in 1896, this delightful book is in VERY GOOD+ CONDITION! For any age and especially to be 124 YEARS OLD!!! And tightly bound with NO TEARS!!! The hinges are strong and the binding is tight. The cover and spine display a decorative cover with gilt titles.
The page edges also have gold gilt that compliment the cover. This set is profusely illustrated with MANY ILLUSTRATIONS!!! There are also beautiful vignettes at the start of most chapters. Set of books seldom offered so... GET IT WHILE YOU CAN!!Please see our other books too! The item "1896 uk edition THE FIRST JUNGLE BOOK Antique RARE Rudyard KIPLING Disney MOWGLI" is in sale since Thursday, April 16, 2020. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "rebel_soldier" and is located in Cameron, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.