THE WATER BABIES

THE WATER BABIES

Set Information

Set Title:THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY
Set Comment

Undated, but approx 1920's-1930's. Red, green or blue cloth covers with pictorial pastedown illustration to front board, and gilt titles to spine. Some titles also come with cheaper linen type cloth cover with no picture. Catalogue to rear pages. Colour plate to frontispiece, plus five full page illustrations in text with several black and white drawings throughout.
come with and without THE GOLDEN TREASURY LIBRARY on spine, originally issued with an ARTISTIC WRAPPER IN FULL COLOUR
originally eight titles but expanded to twenty one, more titles listed but all seem legitimate, some come with Tuck advertising to back pages

Item Information

Item Title:THE WATER BABIES
Item Comment

red or green cloth covered boards with pictorial paste down colour illustration, title in gold to spine,
on title page THE WATER-BABIES A FAIRY TALE FOR A LAND-BABY
illustrations TOM WAS SO LONELY, TOM AT THE DAME'S SCHOOL, THE FAIRIES TAKE CARE OF TOM, TOM AND MRS. DOASYOUWOULDBEDONEBY, TOM IN THE ISLE OF TOMTODDIES

Artist:MABEL LUCIE ATTWELL
Author:CHARLES KINGSLEY
Size:5 x 7.5 in.
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