"Now these are the Laws of the Jungle, and many & mightly/ are they-/ But the head
& the hoof of the law and the haunch & the/ hump is-obey."
Inscription is from a quote from the poem Law of the Jungle, included on page 32.
Octavo. [x], 324 pp. Publisher's original terracotta cloth stamped in gilt and orange on covers and spine. Top edge gilt. With black and white illustrations by Kipling's father throughout. Minor touch-up to extremities. Spine bumped on top and bottom. Overall, a very good copy with a lovely inscription by the author.
Livingston. Martindell. Stewart.
HBS # 67702 $6,500