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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2126235
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Spine is faded, with a few small nicks along top and bottom edges. Corners and edges of covers are bumped, with some chipping. Scuff and grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks. Plate opposite page 50 has a slightly ragged edge. Illustrations are still lovely and bright.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Stock no. 1317414
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack. Almost very good condition.

Told to the children series, edited by Louey Chisholm. Light green/grey covers with dark titles to spine and front cover. Pictorial onlay to front cover. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Some light fingermarks to page margins.

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MADAM HOW AND LADY WHY
Written by Charles Kingsley.
Stock no. 2125134
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1888. Very good condition.

First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. Corners and spine are a bit bumped, with wear. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and page browning. A few grubby margin marks.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell.
Stock no. 2124734
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

The Raphael House Library series. Red cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 charming colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 135 pages, publication list to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine. Some scuffing and grubby marks to covers. Foxing to outer page edges and some pages internally. All plates are present, but one opposite page 118 has large tear that has been repaired with sticky tape.

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THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 2124063
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1904. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 6 chromolithograph plates and 70 half-tone illustrations. 296 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing to spine; small splits to edges, with a little fraying to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing. 1-2" multi-way tear to page margin (no loss).

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1317165
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. Good condition.

Told to the children series. Small format. Green covers with cream cloth spine. 8 delightful colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1814880
Published by Constable and Company Ltd.. 1st 1915. Very good condition.

Cheap Edition (no plates present). A Fairy-tale for a Land-Baby. Dark blue cloth spine with gilt titles. Lighter blue boards, black titles and illustration to front cover. B/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Gilt to spine faded. Corners of boards rubbed. Musty odour present. Contents clean. A nice copy.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1814768
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Sunshine Series. 24 pretty colour plates. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Corners worn with board exposed. Scattered foxing throughout. A few heavy pencil marks including to at least one plate. Some hinges pulled.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1208804
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. All plates present. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Gilt faded from spine. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, name and address on half-title. Frontis plate has ragged edges and is repaired on verso. Page 67 has a closed margin tear. Some foxspots to contents. Brown mark from old paperclip on a couple of pages.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1814722
Published by T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd.. 1924. Very good condition.

Large format (10 x 7.5"). Cream cloth with brown titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Blue illustration to endpapers. 12 colour plates. 180 pages. Boards slightly grubby. Endpapers browned with a few minor marks. Scattered foxing mainly to half-title page and text block. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1316805
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Light spotting to rear cover. Inscription in ink to front fly-leaf. Light browning to contents and a few page corner tips torn off. There is a tobacco smell to contents.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1507399
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. circa 1938. Very good condition.

Abridged from the original tale. Dark green cloth covers with black titles to spine, children silhouettes in yellow block to spine and front cover. 6.5 x 5". 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 160 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A couple of hinges cracked. Light browning to endpapers. A few small marks and fox spots to contents, a few of the small b/w illustrations have been neatly coloured in. All plates present.

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