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The Water Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Blackie & Son Ltd.:

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 8669

Condition: Very Good


VG hardcover in VG dust wrapper showing light bumps to spine ends, boards still pointed and sharp. Yuletide Cheer written on fep. Few light spots on edge of page block. 224 pp. Unclipped pictorial dj has chips at spine head, light rubs at tips and tiny marker dash at upper edge of rear (remainder?) Text tight and bright. No date found, circa 1950s. View more info

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The Water Babies A Fairy Tale For A Land-Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $45.00

Publisher: PA, Henry Altemus Co.: 1889

Edition: Possible First

Seller Id: 38461

Condition: Good +


Teal cloth hardcover with gilt lettering and paste on artwork. Head of spine is worn with some fraying, foot of spine has color loss, tips are lightly curled & lower tips are worn with boards showing, rear cover has some scratches with color loss and paste on artwork is soiled & has some color loss. 259 pages are crisp, one pictures is lose and one has a 2" x 2" corner missing. The wonderful fantasy of the chimney sweep who became a "water baby" and lived an undersea life with other real and enchanted creatures. View more info

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The Water-Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Mayflower Books: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 34745

ISBN: 0831793503

Condition: Good


Green paper covered boards with black title spine have sharp tips and bumped spine ends show color loss at periphery. Red ribbon marker bound in the tight, crisp 280 pp text. Beautiful color and b/w illustrations including full page glossy plates and color endpps. 1st edition published by Macmillan 1928, this is the facsimile edition, 1st printing by Mayflower. View more info

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The Water Babies

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: $60.00

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Son's Ltd.:

Seller Id: 18628

Condition: Good +


Gilt decorated cloth with paste-on plate on cover. Gilt dulled along spine edge of frt board and on back strip. Corners bumped and lightly rubbed, spine ends chipped with split in the cloth at head of frt gutter 1" and frayed cloth.128 pp. Undated dedication on fep, end papers foxed text tight and bright with all 8 lovely color plates present and in VG condition. No date. Very scarce edition, sounds worse than it looks. View more info