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LOT 3001
26th July 2023
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LOT 3001
KINGSLEY, Charles. The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for Land-Baby. London & Cambridge: Macmillan, 1863. First edition, first issue, 8vo (190 x 134mm.) Half-title, 2 engraved plates by J. Noel Paton, with 'L'Envoi' leaf at B1. (Toning, finger-marks to half-title, 1 plate slightly trimmed with minor chipping, spotting to rear endpaper, lacking advertisement leaf.) 20th century red straight-grain half morocco (front-free endpaper replaced). Note: Kingsley suppressed the 'L'Envoi' leaf after the first 200 copies were printed. Provenance: Emily C. Beauchamp (name inscribed to initial blank).
Hammer price: £150
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