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The Water Babies  

Charles Kingsley

Harold Jones

First Edition

1961



Charles Kingsley The Water Babies is for sale from The First Edition. This edition of Charles Kingsley The Water Babies has been superbly illustrated throughout by Harold Jones and was published by Victor Gollancz Limited London in 1961.  


This is thus the first edition of Charles Kingsley The Water Babies as illustrated by Harold Jones which is confirmed on the Copyright Page.


Charles Kingsley The Water Babies dust jacket has a stunning panoramic wrap-around design that is illustrated to the front panel, spine and back panel and looks magnificent when the dust jacket is spread open.


The dust jacket is in Very Good condition being complete but with wear to the top and bottom of the spine, corner wear, wear to the top edge of the front panel and top edges of the flaps, and very slight age toning to the top edges of the flaps.


The publisher’s original green binding has a gilt illustration to the centre of the front board, a plain back board, and gilt lettering to the spine.  The boards are in Very Good condition with only very slight knocks to the top and bottom of the spine and to the corners.


There are 222 numbered pages with decorated front endpapers and rear endpapers in green, an illustrated Title Page, and numerous black and white illustrations throughout by Harold Jones.


The pages are in overall Near Fine condition being exceptionally clean and firmly bound in with a very small retailer’s label applied to the bottom edge of the front pastedown..



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Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Front Board

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Spine

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Back Board

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Dust Jacket (Front)

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Title Page

Charles Kingsley The Water Babies 1961 Illustrated by Harold Jones First Edition Inside Image 2

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