The Water-Babies by Charles Kingsley (Raphael Tuck, circa 1927) illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

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The Water-Babies | Charles Kingsley | Raphael Tuck, [No Date] circa 1927 | illustrated by Mabel Lucie Attwell

 

The Water-Babies

Charles Kingsley
Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, [No Date] circa 1927*

The Mabel Lucie Attwell illustrated edition of “The Water-Babies” was first published by Raphael Tuck in 1915 with twelve colour plates. This copy in a smaller format and with six colour plates is a volume in Tuck’s “Golden Treasury Library”.

Hardback – publisher’s cloth with inlaid label/plate to front board, gilt title to spine. pp. 280, [8] catalogue, including b/w illustrations plus colour plates. 7.75 x 5.5 inches approx. (197mm x 137mm).

Light wear and rubbing to cloth, a little crushed to spine ends. Some foxing throughout especially to preliminaries and to page edges; school prize label to verso of front free endpaper; occasional dustiness and grubby mark but generally pages clean; top edge dusty.

Nonetheless, a particularly nice, clean copy – attractive.

£50.00

*ref. dated from an inscribed copy here

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