Title: The Water Babies, early 20th century
Author: Charles Kingsley
Artist: Jessie Willcox Smith
Publisher: Hodder and Stouhgton Ltd, Boots the Chemists, London
Condition: Very Good/Fair
An early 20th century edition of Kingley's classic and whimsical tale The Water Babies, complimented with illustrations by Jessie Willcox Smith. The scarce dust jacket by Boots Chemists’ is included.
There are 12 full page colour plates, and the book is full of smaller black and white illustrations.
One volume in quarto, 240 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape with the gilt decorated covers being bright and fresh, with very minor corner wear. The dust jacket is in fair shape, being mildly warped on the front, and having being generally worn, with tearing noted at the top spine and corners. There is very little to no foxing present throughout the volume.