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Charles Kingsley's The Water Babies - Ward Lock & Co.


Title: The Water-Babies
Author: Charles Kingsley
Publisher: Ward Lock
Publication Date: Undated
Format: Hardback
Condition: This book is in acceptable condition for its age. The covers are stained and faded. Some staining to the textblock and free endpapers. There is a large inscription on the free endpaper.

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Reader's note

A gorgeous lime green edition of Charles Kingsley's The Water-Babies. Tom, a poor orphan, is employed by the villainous chimney-sweep, Grimes, to climb up inside flues to clear away the soot. While engaged in this dreadful task, he loses his way and emerges in the bedroom of Ellie, the young daughter of the house who mistakes him for a thief. He runs away, and, hot and bothered, he slips into a cooling stream, falls fast asleep, and becomes a water baby. Read on in this classi title - the perfect gift! A gem among a bounty of stunning vintage books and classic novels on our online used bookstore!