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


Index: RB-T04.200
Citation: London: Ward, Lock, n.d. [c1911].
Edition: First UK edition, later Impression (set 1), variant binding B.

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 Backwoodsmen," | "More Kindred of the Wild," etc. | WITH EIGHTEEN FULL-PAGE PLATES | WARD, 
         LOCK & CO., LIMITED | LONDON, MELBOURNE AND TORONTO


Description:


TITLE-PAGE VERSO: (bottom): Printed in Great Britain by Butler & Tanner, Frome and London


DEDICATION PAGE: none.


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: blank.


ENDPAPERS: (front): [illustration: marsh scene], in purple-ish.
		(back): [illustration: mountain vista], in purple-ish.


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 / 21.0 cm.


TEXT SETTING: sub-edition of the First UK edition.


COVER: cloth / red.
	(front): [illustration: moose head], in ornate cartouche, all blindstamped.
	(spine, top): [rule], blindstamped; title and author's name, stamped in gold.
	(spine, middle): [illustration: eagle head], in medallion set in ornate pillar with ruledborders, all blindstamped.
	(spine, bottom): company name, stamped in gold; [rule], blindstamped.


DUST-JACKET: not seen.


COPIES EXAMINED: OLU


NOTE: First UK edition, later Impression (set 1), variant binding B, n.d. [c1911]. Title-pagelists More Kindred of the Wild, 
        published in 1911. Set 1 has the printer notation on the title-page verso, but NO colophon at the end.





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