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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 1314952
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1936. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Green cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper, small pencil erasure mark to top corner of free-endpaper. Rear cover very slightly rubbed. Scattered foxspots throughout. Spine slightly bumped. Scarce original wrapper has small mark to front and edges rubbed, foxing on verso. A very attractive book.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1504580
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1915. Slightly better than good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Green cloth, dark titles & vignettes. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Rear joint has been repaired and the spine has been reglued. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Fading to spine and rear cover. Covers mottled and marked. Two letters in ink to front pastedown. Half-title page and tissue guard to frontis very browned. All colour plates present, tear to top margin of one whilst does reach illustration. Just a few fox spots. Contents mostly clean just an odd mark.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 1312452
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Light marks to rear cover. Front fly-leaf has been removed. Some light fingering to page margins. 2nd impression dustwrapper is edge worn with chips at top and tail of spine and is a little grubby, browned to spine.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1311834
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. circa 1929. Almost very good condition.

12 enchanting tipped-in colour plates. Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 240 pages. Large format. Published for Boots the Chemist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed, front edge of spine has been 'touched up' with green felt-tip(?) pen. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and some light fingering else contents clean. Lower corner of half-title torn off and there is a large tear to page 51/2 which has been tape repaired (old tape has left brown mark), affecting page margin only. One tissue-guard is missing but all plates are present and in fine condition.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 2112052
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 32 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, mounted on brown card with tissue guards. All edges gilt. Goble's most desired work. Spine is browned. Covers are unevenly faded. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Foxing to endpapers, a few page margins and outer page edges. 4 plates have light creases.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith.
Stock no. 1309185
Published by Dodd, Mead & Company. Very good condition.

Modern three-quarter dark green leather binding with gilt lettering and decoration on spine; marbled boards. 12 colour plates by Jessie Willcox Smith plus two-colour text illustrations. 362 pages Corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Wear to edges of preliminary pages. Large crease to top corner of page 19/20. Page edges lightly browned and fingered. Some pale marks to the edges of some pages, including some plates.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 1308562
Published by Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1915. Almost very good condition.

A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby. Rebound with white cloth spine and gilt title, red cloth covers. Grey endpapers. 8 colour plates, numerous b/w illustrations. 319 pages. Spine bumped and slightly grubby, some slight fading to top edge of rear cover. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Front joint (between fly-leaf and frontis) cracked. Foxing and some fingering throughout. Erased crayon name to verso of frontis.

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THE WATER-BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Warwick Goble.
Stock no. 1308324
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1909. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and vignette. 32 beautiful tipped-in colour plates, mounted on brown card with tissue guards. All edges gilt. Goble's most desired work. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Spine browned. Scuffing to covers. Front joint cracked, rear joint starting to crack. Small ink booksellers stamp to front endpaper, tear to edge of same page. Fly-leaf possibly removed. Foxing to contents. All plates present, 3 have corner creases. A couple of tissue guards are detached at top but still firmly attached at bottom.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley; B. Laurie. Illustrated by Arthur Gatlish.
Stock no. 405636
Published by T. Werner Laurie Ltd.. 1st thus 1932. Very good condition.

A Fairy Tale For A Land-Baby. Abridged by Laurie. Blue pictorial cloth. 8 colour plates. 224 pages. Book: 1 plate is MISSING. Front joint is cracked leading to first gathering being a little loose. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small burn mark to edge of front and rear cover, affecting some of the textblock edge. Corners bumped. Foxing mainly to page edges.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Walt Disney. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 381797
Published by Collins Clear-Type Press. 1st thus 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Large format. Pictorial boards and spine. 125 pages. Colour frontis, two-tone text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn, cover edges lightly rubbed. Covers bright and clean. Large inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Foxing and page browning throughout else contents clean. Scarce dustwrapper is badly worn and torn with old tape repairs on verso, grubby, substantial loss to spine and top of rear panel and slight loss to corners.

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