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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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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1406768
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, gilt titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Bumping to spine and corners. Spine and cover edges darkened. Gilt on spine is dulled. Large score mark to rear cover. Newspaper cuttings have been stuck to front endpaper. Small booksellers label and small patch of newsprint to front pastedown. Front joint beginning to crack. Browning to endpapers and tissue guard to frontis. Name and numbers (Isa 14/20) written in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and page edges. Some fingering. Plates all present.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry Theaker.
Stock no. 1609206
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. c. 1938. Very good condition.

With 48 colour plates. Green boards with oval pictorial on-lay and black titles. Spine bumped. Small surface damage to front & rear endpaper. Inscription to half-title page. Scattered foxing.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 1609175
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. c. 1912. Good condition.

Abridged from the original tale. Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover. 6 attractive colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers grubby. Board edges scuffed. Prize inscription to front pastedown (dated 1911-12)

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1506923
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1924. Slightly better than good condition.

Orange pictorial cloth. Black titles. Top edge yellow. Decorated endpapers. 12 delightful tipped-in colour plates. B/w text illustrations. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. 305 pages. Spine bumped, worn and faded, nick to front edge. Wear to corners. Covers grubby. A few hinges starting to crack. Ink inscription and name and address to front endpapers. Foxing and a few fingermarks to contents. All plates present.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1506910
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1930. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

12 enchanting tipped-in colour plates. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 240 pages. Large format. Published for Boots the Chemist. Spine bumped and worn with small hole towards top. Minimal bumping and wear to corners. Small faint marks to covers in places (damp?). Ink inscription to front endpaper. One hinge strating to crack. A few fingermarks/marks to contents but most pages are clean. Small light stain to text block. A little foxing. All plates present. Dustwrapper is edge worn with a little loss from ends of spine and folds. A couple of larger tears to bottom of front panel. Panels and spine darkened with a few small marks.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Katharine Cameron.
Stock no. 1406396
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. Colour plates. Bumping to spine, corners and edges of front board. Rubbing to title on spine. Covers a little grubby. Foxing to prelims, page edges and some page margins. Plates all present.

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