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Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 1 of 3)

Over the next couple of days (if not sooner), I plan to post all of Aldren Watson’s illustrations from volume two of the 1948 Doubleday & Company edition of Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Books, designed by Oscar Ogg. I bought my battered copy of the book a little less than a year ago at the annual book sale organized to benefit the Regina Symphony Orchestra. My copy is no collector’s item, but on the other hand, because it is in rough condition, I did not feel too bad about pressing it down on my flatbed scanner to take the following pictures:


Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 1 of 3) Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 2 of 3)
Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 3 of 3)


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Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 1 of 3) Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 2 of 3)
Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 3 of 3)

One thought on “Look Here: Aldren Watson illustrates THE JUNGLE BOOKS: VOLUME TWO (Part 1 of 3)

  1. In a recent comment here (which was lost due to circumstances beyond my control), Li-An wrote, “Beautiful black and white work. Thank you for sharing.”

    I’m glad you like it, Li-An. Thank you for the tumblr links!

    Like

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