By Charles Kingsley, illustrated by Jessie Willcox Smith
Beautiful Golden Age of Illustration-era edition of the Victorian fantasy novel, one of the best illustrated interpretations of the classic.
Very good plus to near fine.
THE WATER BABIES
(London): (Hodder and Stoughton for Boots Pure Drug Co.), [circa 1920s]. Quarto. 9.75'' x 7.5''. Original green pictorial cloth stamped in cloth with underwater design after Smith's illustration. Illustrated by Smith with 12 tipped-in color plates with captioned tissue guards and in-text images printed in green. x, 240 pages. Light foxing primarily to first and last few leaves as well as text block edges. Spine lean, a couple spots of rubbing to boards. Gilt bright.
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