1927 The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby
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Colour Plates, Decorative Binding, Illustrated
The third impression of this particular edition of Warwick Goble's illustrations, which first appeared in 1922. The work first appeared with Goble's illustrations in 1909.
'The Water-Babies' was originally written as part-satire to support 'The Origin of Species' by Charles Darwin, and quickly became a classic piece of children's literature.
Penned by Charles Kingsley, a priest, professor, novelist, poet and friend of Charles Darwin.
Illustrated with colour plates by Warwick Goble, who produced the first illustrations for H. G. Wells's 'The War of the Worlds', as well as illustrating numerous important editions for Macmillan. Containing sixteen plates; collated, complete.
An excellent Goble-illustrated edition of Kingsley's popular moral fable.
In the publisher's original full cloth binding. Externally generally smart; a little bumped to the head and tail of the spine and extremities. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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