The BBC reports
that a rare first edition of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book
has been discovered. The book, discovered at at the National Trust's Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire, contains a handwritten note by Rudyard Kipling to his daughter Josephine.
The book was found by librarians at the National Trust's Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire, where Kipling's eldest daughter, Elsie, lived.
The author wrote the inscription to his daughter Josephine, who died in 1899 aged six, said Trust officials.
The book contains an inscription by Rudyard Kipling that says, "This book belongs to Josephine Kipling for whom it was written by her father, May 1894."
You can read more about the find here
Photo: The National Trust