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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by A.E. Jackson.
Stock no. 2127734
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1936. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, black title to spine and vignette to front. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 252 pages. Bumping and wear along cover edges. Some browning to spine. All plates present. Some marks to page 241. Wrapper is torn and creased with loss along edges; some grubby marks.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by George Soper.
Stock no. 2127182
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue pictorial boards. 4 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 259 pages. Spine and a couple of cover edges are unevenly browned. Bottom corner of front endpaper has been snipped off. Some foxing. All plates present. Wrapper is torn with upto 2" loss to base of spine; loss to corners and top edge of front panel. This is a 2nd impression.

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THE WATER BABIES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by Harry G. Theaker.
Stock no. 2126524
Published by Ward, Lock & Co. Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Prince Charming Colour Books For Children series. Green cloth, black titles. 48 colour plates (which includes the endpapers). 340 pages plus booklist to rear. Bumping to corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and browning. Markings to last few pages, including to plates.

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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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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 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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