Rudyard Kipling (1865 –1936) was an English journalist, short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He is most famous for
“The Jungle Book" (1894), "If" (1895) and "Kim" (1901).He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story.
Kipling was one of the most popular writers in the United Kingdom in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
In the eternal green of the jungle one can lose themselves, and also find exciting stories. Rudyard Kipling used the jungle to imagine one of the most exciting children’s books of all time. This collection honours the author’s prolific works.
The overall colour, jungle green, is inspired by the cover of the book's first U.S. edition, with the clip taking inspiration from the wolf pack. The cap is engraved with Kipling's handwritten initials R.K. The beginning and end of the well-known poem "If" is engraved on the cap top and cone ring.
The 18 karat gold nib of the piston fountain pen is engraved with the world globe with India centered.
The fountain pen version of this edition is limited to 9,800 pieces, and the ballpoint pen to 10,300. The rollerball is limited to 8,600 pieces and the set with fountain pen, ballpoint pen/rollerball and mechanical pencil is limited to 1,300 pieces.
Issued every year since 1992 in a limited edition worldwide, the Montblanc Limited Writers Edition with its timelessly classic designs pays tribute to the lives and works of the greatest icons in literary history. Montblanc is often considered as the custodian of writing culture. As such it has a cultural duty to honour the most distinguished authors of human civilization.
Montblanc Limited Writers Editions are sought after by connoisseurs and avid collectors worldwide. Increasing their rarity and value is the unique handcrafting involved in their production process. The manufacturing tools, specially developed for the production of every Montblanc Limited Writers Edition are destroyed at the end of each production run to make reproduction forever impossible.
The name Montblanc has always been associated with precious gifts and keepsakes that reflect the pinnacle of artisanal prowess and traditional craftsmanship.
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