Item #00136 Just So Song Book, The. Rudyard KIPLING, Edward German.
Just So Song Book, The
Just So Song Book, The
Just So Song Book, The
Just So Song Book, The

Just So Song Book, The

London: Macmillan and Co., 1903. Item #00136

The Songs from Rudyard Kipling’s “Just So Stories”

KIPLING, Rudyard. The Just So Song Book. Being the Songs from Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories. Set to Music by Edward German. London: Macmillan and Co., 1903.

First edition. Large quarto (12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches; 311 x246 mm). [2], 62 pp. Music.

Original dark red cloth pictorially stamped in black on front cover and lettered in gilt on front cover and spine. Small area of slight discoloration on back cover. Front hinge hints at starting. Title tissue guard slightly browned and with a short tear at lower margin. Otherwise a fine copy.

“The texts of the twelve poems contained in the Just So Stories (1902) are here set to music by Edward German. The last song, ‘Rolling down to Rio,’ is substituted for ‘I’ve never sailed the Amazon,’ which is here omitted” (Stewart).

Livingston 270 (describing the first American edition). Stewart 269-A.

Price: $250.00