KINGSLEY, Charles (author). Jessie Willcox SMITH (illustrator). The Water Babies. London; Boots The Chemist, circa 1924.
4to. Original green pictorial cloth gilt; pp. [vi],vii-ix + [i] + 240; illustrated with 12 fine mounted coloured plates and other drawings throughout printed in green; a very nice copy with slight dulling to spine gilt, a small knock to top forecorner of upper board, and bruising to spine ends; internally very clean throughout with a neat contemporary gift inscription, dated Christmas 1924, to front free endpaper, with none of the commonly found spotting, and with all plates fine.
Early edition illustrated thus. A very attractive edition of this children's classic.