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  • The Water-Babies (leather bound), Kingsley, Charles
  • The Water-Babies (leather bound), Kingsley, Charles

Author Name    Kingsley, Charles

Title   The Water-Babies (leather bound)

Binding   Hardback

Book Condition   Very Good-

Publisher   London Macmillan 1886

Seller ID   18970

Dk blue marbled boards. Dk blue leather half binding; lightly scuffed, but generally clean and bright. Rebacked. Light wear to edges; front top corner bumped. Binding tight.Top edges gilt, other edges rough cut. Dk blue marbled pastedowns and endpapers; front endpaper creased. Small nick in front endpaper has penetrated the next two prelims. Foredges and endpapers lightly spotted; very occasional spotting to rest of text. B/w illustrations by Linley Sambourne. Bookplate of the writer and philosopher William Olaf Stapledon on front pastedown. An inscription on one of the endpapers reads, "William Olaf Stapledon, Christmas 1887", suggesting that this was a very early Christmas gift, as he had been born only in 1886. This book came from his family collection, so its provenance can be authenticated. ; 8vo (6 1/2" x 8"); 371 pages

Price = 125.00 GBP



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