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Westward Ho! : Or the Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh Knight

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. 1933: 1933

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 56932

Condition: Very Good


634 pp. Contemporary dark blue half calf over blue cloth. Raised bands to spine with gilt panels and brown leather title label. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound by Bayntun. Minor marks to boards. Lengthy ink inscription to verso of ffep & first blank. Internally clean. With sixteen full-page colour plates by Ellis Silas. View more info

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Glaucus: Or, The Wonders of the Shore

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan & Co. 1855: 1855

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 43502

Condition: Very Good


pp. 165, 16. Engraved frontis. Publisher's original green ribbed cloth with gilt and dark green decoration. Publisher's list at rear dated May 1855. New sympathetic front free endpaper, some scattered foxing, spine has some bumping at top and bottom otherwise very good. View more info

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Glaucus: Or, The Wonders Of The Shore

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Macmillan and Co. 1859: 1859

Edition: Fourth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged

Book number: 45841

Condition: Good


230, plus plates, pp. Blind-stamped pebbled green cloth with gilt decoration to front board & spine. All edges gilt. Spine ends chipped & torn. Corners slightly worn. Ffep torn, but complete. Slight foxing. With 12 tissue-guarded colour plates at rear. View more info

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The Water-Babies : A Fairy Tale for a Land Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £65.00

Publisher: London, Ernest Nister N.d. [1908]: 1908

Book number: 57349

Condition: Very Good


336 pp. Publisher's original pictorial cloth with gilt lettering to front board & spine. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Minor rubbing to spine. Pictorial endpapers. Owner's name to recto of frontis. Internally clean. With six colour chromolithographic plates and seventy half-tone illustrations. View more info

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The Water Babies

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press 1929: 1929

Book number: 36311

Condition: Very Good


252 pp. Blue/grey cloth with decorative gilt and blue design on front cover & spine. Rear board slightly marked. Teg. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis and 15 additional tipped-in colour plates by A. E. Jackson. In-text illustrations. Internally unmarked. VG. A little loss to the gilt lettering at the head and tail of the spine. The dustjacket has a 5 x 6 cm square of loss at the head of the spine, but it has otherwise kept the book nice and fresh. View more info

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The Water-Babies : A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £750.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited 1909: 1909

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 56483

Condition: Near Fine


First edition with the Warwick Goble illustrations. x, 274, (2) pp. Recently bound in green full morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. All edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins and marbled endpapers. Internally clean. No ownership names. With 32 tipped-in and tissue-guarded colour illustrations by Warwick Goble. Plates clean. Two-page publisher's list of works by Charles Kingsley at rear. View more info

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The Water Babies - A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £500.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co, 1863: 1863

Edition: First Edition, First Issue

Book number: 29871

Condition: Good


[viii], 350 pp. including half title and the L'envoi leaf. Recently respined. A full calf by Zaehnsdorf with gilt spine chipped at extremities. Original covers have been bound in at the rear, but from the Linley Sambourne edition (?). Overall a pleasing copy of this first appearence of this classic tale. View more info

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The Water-Babies : A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £225.00

Publisher: London & Cambridge, Macmillan and Co. 1863: 1863

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55793

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue. 350, (1) pp. Later full green morocco. Raised bands to spine with gilt decoration & lettering. Top edge gilt. Gilt turn-ins. Marks to front board. Early ink inscription to half-title. With two illustrations by J. Noel Paton. Binding firm. View more info

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The Water-Babies : A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London and Cambridge, Macmillan and Co. 1864: 1864

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 52495

Condition: Good


Second edition, published one year after the first. 378, (2) pp. Publisher's original dark green cloth with gilt decoration to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Short tear along spine joint. Inner hinges partially split. Early ink inscription to recto of frontis. Frontis engraving and one additional full-page illustration by J. Noel Paton. In-text illustrations. Some spotting to plates. Binding firm. Good to VG condition. View more info

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Westward Ho! Or, The Voyages and Adventures of Sir Amyas Leigh, Knight, of Burough, in the County of Devon...

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co. 1889: 1889

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 49827

Condition: Very Good


viii, 591 pp. Half calf over marbled boards. Gilt spine panels with leather title labels. Marbled endpapers and all edges marbled. Frontis portrait. Very clean copy. VG to Near Fine condition. View more info

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Madam How and Lady Why, Or, First Lessons In Earth Lore For Children

By: Kingsley, Charles

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Daldy, Isbister & Co. 1878: 1878

Edition: Fouth Edition

Book number: 49709

Condition: Very Good


xv, 350 pp. Bound in dark blue full morocco with gilt panelled spine. Marbled edges and endpapers. School device to front board. Prize bookplate to front pastedown. Illustrations. VG View more info

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The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale For A Land-Baby

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, T. C. & E. C. Jack:

Edition: Reprint

Book number: 46057

Condition: Very Good


N.d. [c. 1910]. 246 pp. Grey cloth with pictorial onlay. Slight wear to cloth at spine ends. Endpapers darkened and stain to paste-downs. Early ink name to ffep. Eight colour illustrations by Katharine Cameron. View more info

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The Water-Babies : A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £200.00

Publisher: London, Constable & Company Limited 1915: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 60034

Condition: Good


x, 320 pp. Variant binding. Green cloth with decorative design & lettering to front board & spine in black. Spine & edge of rear board darkened, not affecting lettering. Slight chipping to head & tail of spine with short tears at joints. Cloth slightly marked. Bubbling to boards. Heavy foxing to prelims and occasional light foxing. Colour frontis, seven additional colour plates and numerous full page and in-text black & white illustrations by W. Heath Robinson. Now protected in a clear archival wrapper. View more info

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Poems

By: KINGSLEY, Charles

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co 1889: 1889

Book number: 42309

Condition: Near Fine


xxiii., 341 pp, Winchester College full tan morocco prize binding, with all edges gilt, extra gilt to spine, school crest to boards, and prize label to front pastedown. View more info

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Madam How and Why, or First Lessons in Earth Lore for Children

By: KINGSLEY, the Rev Charles

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Bell and Daldy 1870: 1870

Edition: First Edition Thus

Book number: 42214

Condition: Very Good


xv, 350 pp., b/w in text illustrations. Pleasant blue decorative publisher's cloth. AEG. Kindly Rev takes the opportunity to explain the mysteries of Geology to the fairer sex. First collected edition. Some wear to the spine, binding loosening slightly. Prev owner's sig on ffep. View more info