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House in the Water, The
Roberts, Charles G. D.


Index: RB-T03.000
Citation: London: Ward, Lock, 1908.
Edition: First UK edition.

Title Page:

      THE HOUSE IN THE | WATER | A Book of Animal Life | By | CHARLES G. D. ROBERTS | Author of
            | "The Kindred of the Wild," "The Heart | of the Ancient Wood," "The Forge | in the Forest," etc. | WITH EIGHTEEN FULL-PAGE PLATES | LONDON |
         WARD, LOCK & CO., LIMITED | 1908


Description:


TITLE-PAGE VERSO: blank.


DEDICATION PAGE: none.


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: blank.


ENDPAPERS: (front and back): [illustration: elk in winter], in black-and-white.


ILLUSTRATIONS: 18 plates; black-and-white reproductions of paintings; located on pages:

		4, frontispiece: "Creeping..."
		15: "The finest..."
		61: "A big grey..."
		109: "Two dark-visaged..."
		129: "Something..."
		133: "The window..."
		137: "For a moment..."
		143: "And the next..."
		165: "Then, seizing..."
		173: "Her keen..."
		181: "Prowling..."
		201: "It was a..."
		207: "The villainess..."
		231: "With that..."
		235: "Something gleamed..."
		251: "One great..."
		307: "With eyes..."
		317: "With its mouth..."



PAPER: white-woven.


PAGES/HEIGHT: [1-6], 7, [8], 9-323, [1p] / Note: frontispiece counted as p. 3-4 / 20.0 cm.


TEXT SETTING: First UK edition.


COVER: cloth / grey.
	(front, top): title, stamped in gold, boxed in a double-rule border, in black.
	(front, middle): [illustration: moose in forest], in black, gold, and green, in three boxes.
	(front, bottom): author's name, stamped in gold, boxed in a double-rule border, in black.
	(spine, top): title, author's name, stamped in gold, boxed in a double-rule border, in black.
	(spine, middle): [illustration: wolf], in black and green, boxed in a double-rule border, in black.
	(spine, bottom): company name, stamped in gold, in a multi-part box.


DUST-JACKET: not seen.


COPIES EXAMINED: NBSAM


NOTE: First UK edition, 1908. The NBSAM copy is signed. Colophon on p. 323 (bottom) reads: [rule] | Butler & Tanner, 
        The Selwood Works, Frome, and London.





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