By John Lockwood Kipling
London   Macmillan and Co., Limited
8.5" by 5.5" xii, 359pp.
A smart early edition of this illustrated work on the animals of India from John Lockwood Kipling.
By John Lockwood Kipling

1892 Beast and Man in India: A Popular Sketch of Indian Animals in their Relations with the People

London   Macmillan and Co., Limited
8.5" by 5.5" xii, 359pp.
A smart early edition of this illustrated work on the animals of India from John Lockwood Kipling.
£90.00
: 0.75kgs / : 906T67

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Early Edition, Illustrated, Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Early edition, originally published 1891. Illustrated with ninety-five images throughout the text. A charming collection of sketches of the animals commonly found across India, with details of their relations with people. Includes chapters on birds, monkeys, camels, goats and sheep, elephants. dogs, cats, reptiles, and much more. Written by John Lockwood Kipling, an English art teacher, illustrator and museum curator who spent most of his career in India. He was the father of the author Rudyard Kipling.

Condition

In the original blue cloth binding. Externally, smart with rubbing and minor bumping to the extremities. Fading to the spine with the odd small mark to the boards. Small splits in the cloth to the head and tail of the spine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright with the odd spot of handling mark. Contemporary ink inscription to the front endpaper. Ink stamp to the front pastedown.

Good

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