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The Water-Babies

Kingsley, Charles

Published by Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1916
Condition: Very Good - Hardcover
From Second Edition Books (Butte, MT, U.S.A.)

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Clean tight copy. While 1916 is on copyright page with no other date listed, this appears to be a later edition. Green boards with black lettering have wear along edges. Previous owner's info plus date of "Christmas, 1952" on fep. Light foxing inside covers. Jacket in mylar has a couple nicks, small tears and creases and triangular clip. Written for his youngest son, Kingsley includes tales of travels, fairies, men of science, Pandora's box, the ways of beasts and birds, fishes and insects, of plant and tree and rock, of rive and tide all interwoven with the deepest truths of life, of morals and religion--enchanting the child and giving the wise man food for thought. Wonderful b/w pen and ink type illustrations. 270 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 20017

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Title: The Water-Babies

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company, New York

Publication Date: 1916

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Smith, Jesse Willcox

Book Condition:Very Good -

Dust Jacket Condition: Good +

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Second Edition Books is a spacious, well-stocked used bookstore conveniently located on the hill in historic uptown Butte, Montana. We carry books of all sorts from paperbacks to collectable Butte and Montana titles. In addition, we have one of the largest selections of mining and geology titles around. Need something else? We also carry cookbooks, children's books, religion and much, much more. Make sure to stop in when you drive through Montana!

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