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Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies - Raphael Tuck


Title: The Water Babies
Author: Charles Kingsley
Publisher: Raphael Tuck
Publication Date: Undated
Format: Hardcover
Condition: This book is in poor condition for its age. The covers and spine are damaged, faded and have stains and markings. The etxtblock is coming away from the spine and the netting is visible. Extensive age spots, stains and markings. Some of the pages have pencil marks. Some of the illustrations have been coloured in.

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Reader's note

The tone of whimsy and humour in this book is best described by the following which occurs when main character Tom runs his head against a wall...Now running your head against a wall is not pleasant, especially if it is a loose wall, with the stones all set on edge, and a sharp cornered one hits you between the eyes and makes you see all manner of beautiful stars. The stars are very beautiful, certainly; but unfortunately they go in the twenty-thousandth part of a split second, and the pain which comes after them does not...although it has inspired contraversy, The Water Babies is still a classic story and this rare edition is simply filled with endearing illustrations and artwork.