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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 10

    KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875) & Warwick GOBLE (illustrator). The Water-Babies. London: Macmillan and Co., 1909. 4° (238 x 176mm). Half title, 32 coloured plates, mounted on brown paper, by Warwick Goble. Contemporary green half morocco, spine decorated gilt in art-deco style, lettered in gilt, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunfaded).

    Price Realised  

    KINGSLEY, Charles (1819-1875) & Warwick GOBLE (illustrator). The Water-Babies. London: Macmillan and Co., 1909. 4° (238 x 176mm). Half title, 32 coloured plates, mounted on brown paper, by Warwick Goble. Contemporary green half morocco, spine decorated gilt in art-deco style, lettered in gilt, gilt edges (spine very lightly sunfaded).

    With a FIRST EDITION of W. M. Thackeray's The Rose and the Ring (London, 1855, bound in red half morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe). (2)


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