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


Index: RB-T09.000
Citation: Boston: Page, [1922].
Edition: First US edition, Fifth Impression.

Title Page:

      The House in | the Water | A BOOK OF ANIMAL STORIES BY | CHARLES G. D. 
        ROBERTS | Author of | "The Kindred of the Wild," "Red Fox," | "The Heart of the Ancient Wood," "The Forge | in the 
             Forest," "The Heart That Knows," etc. | Illustrated |  and | [illustration: beaver] | decorated by | CHARLES LIVINGSTON BULL | 
             and | FRANK VINING SMITH | THE PAGE COMPANY | PUBLISHERS  -  - BOSTON 

             Boxed in a single-rule border. Main title is in german gothic script; title, author's name, and company name are in red. Illustration
             notation and illustrator's name are flushed left; decoration notation and decorator's name are flushed right.


Description:


TITLE-PAGE VERSO: (top): [illustration: beaver].
        (middle): Copyright, 1907, by CURTIS PUBLISHING COMPANY | Copyright, 1908, by FUNK & WAGNALLS COMPANY | Copyright, 1908, by THE CIRCLE 
                PUBLISHING COMPANY | Copyright, 1908, by ASSOCIATED SUNDAY MAGAZINES, INCORPORATED | [rule] | Copyright, 1908, by L.C. PAGE & COMPANY
                (INCORPORATED) | [rule] | All rights reserved | First Impression, May, 1908 | Third Impression, May 1916 | Fourth Impression, October, 1919 | Fifth
                Impression, February, 1922
        (bottom): PRINTED BY C.H. SIMONDS COMPANY | BOSTON, MASS., U.S.A.


DEDICATION PAGE: none.


FLYLEAF: title, subtitle, and [illustration: beaver].


FLYLEAF VERSO: lists 21 Roberts's titles, all published before 1922.


ENDPAPERS: (front): [illustration: bear watching beaver], in green.
	(back): [illustration: beaver cutting down tree], in green.


ILLUSTRATIONS: 1 plate, in full colour; 29 plates, in black-and-white; reproductions of paintings; located between or on pages:

		ii/iii, frontispiece, colour plate, with onion skin protective sheet: "Face to face..."[moose in woods].
		7: "Began to climb..."
		15: "A Foraging fish-hawk..."
		19: "The otter..."
		23: "Suddenly rearing..."
		33: "Poked his head..."
		41: "Sticky lumps..."
		53: "Twisted it..."
		57: "Every beaver..."
		61: "It was no longer..."
		71: "He caught sight..."
		89: "Or even..."
		95: "He drowns..."
		101: "Hunted through..."
		105: "A sinister..."
		109: "He sprang..."
		141: "It was not until..."
		147: "Something gleamed..."
		153: "An old she-beaver..."
		169: "Crept slowly..."
		175: "Snapped back..."
		199: "Running..."
		211: "Sniffed loudly..."
		215: "Made a wild thrust..."
		227: "A magnificent..."
		247: "Pulled the butt..."
		253: "He 'belled'"
		267: "In a flash..."
		279: "He curled..."
		291: "In his fright..."


PAGES/HEIGHT: [i-vi], vii-viii, 1-301, [1p], [6p of advertisements for 
        Page publications] /side and bottom untrimmed / 19.6 cm.


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


COVER: cloth / dark green.
	(front): [illustration: wolf in woods], in blue, green, white, and black; boxed in a double-rule border, blindstamped, inside of 
                        which is a thin-thick-thin triple-rule border, in gold.
	(front, top): title, stamped in gold.
	(front, bottom): author's name, in dark green.
	(spine, top): title, on a scroll cartouche; [illustration: beaver]; author's 
                        surname, on a scroll cartouche; all stamped in gold.
	(spine, bottom): company name, [short rule], location, stamped in gold.
	(back): [ornament: conifer branch], blindstamped.


DUST-JACKET: not seen.


COPIES EXAMINED: NFSM


NOTE: First US edition, Fifth Impression, [1922].





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