The Water-Babies. A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby.
London: Macmillan and Co., 1889. Half calf, 7 1/2 inches tall. A smart copy of this great Victorian morality 'Fairy Tale' in a mid 20th century binding for Sotheran with gilt raised bands, twin labels and handsome gilt tooling to the panels. Top edge gilt. A new edition with 100 illustrations by Linley Sambourne. A lovely copy of this tale of the horrors endured by child labour, specifically by chimney sweeps and their eventual Christian redemption.
Book ID: 5204
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