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The Water Babies

£24.99

Product description

Sub title " A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby".
This is the Constable 1915 edition in hardback with no DJ. To get the bad news out of the way quickly - it is an ex-library book (Royal Naval College Library). There is only minimal evidence of this in the form of a form posted on the inside of the front board and a card pocket. The second problem is rather more serious. It has been rebound - and indeed the binding is very nice. The only problem is that pp 49 - 80 have been inserted out of succession between pages 16 and 17.
Having said that there remain real attractions. In particular the eight colour illustrations and 95 line drawing are present and clean. The text block is unmarked and the rebinding has been very professionally done. Boards covered in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.. No wear but a little scattered foxing.

This book is the first edition thus and in good condition is well up in the three figures. In the light of the defects, however we are offering it at a very reasonable price - or so we think!

Item details

Author(s):
Charles Kingsley
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 17 cm approx
Edition:
1915
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Constable
Title:
The Water Babies

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About this item

Sub title " A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby".
This is the Constable 1915 edition in hardback with no DJ. To get the bad news out of the way quickly - it is an ex-library book (Royal Naval College Library). There is only minimal evidence of this in the form of a form posted on the inside of the front board and a card pocket. The second problem is rather more serious. It has been rebound - and indeed the binding is very nice. The only problem is that pp 49 - 80 have been inserted out of succession between pages 16 and 17.
Having said that there remain real attractions. In particular the eight colour illustrations and 95 line drawing are present and clean. The text block is unmarked and the rebinding has been very professionally done. Boards covered in green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.. No wear but a little scattered foxing.

This book is the first edition thus and in good condition is well up in the three figures. In the light of the defects, however we are offering it at a very reasonable price - or so we think!

Author(s):
Charles Kingsley
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 17 cm approx
Edition:
1915
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
319
Publisher:
Constable
Title:
The Water Babies

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