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


Index: RB-T11.000
Citation: London: Ward, Lock, n.d. [c1930].
Edition: Second 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 Backwoodsmen," | "More Kindred of the Wild," etc. | ILLUSTRATED | WARD, LOCK & 
         CO., LIMITED | LONDON AND MELBOURNE


Description:


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


DEDICATION PAGE: none.


FLYLEAF: (middle): title.


FLYLEAF VERSO: lists 4 titles by Roberts, including The Ledge on Bald Face, published in 1918.


ENDPAPERS: (front and back): [illustration: wolves in winter], in black.


ILLUSTRATIONS: 12 plates; black-and-white reproductions of paintings; located between pages:

		ii/iii, frontispiece: "Creeping..."
		16/17: "The finest..."
		32/33: "A big grey..."
		96/97: "Two dark-visaged..."
		112/113: "Something..."
		128/129: "And the next..."
		144/145: "Then, seizing..."
		160/161: "Prowling..."
		176/177: "It was a..."
		208/209: "With that..."
		224/225: "One great..."
		272/273: "With eyes..."


PAPER: white-woven.


PAGES/HEIGHT: [1-4], 5, [6], 7-[8], 9-287, [1p] / 19.0 cm.


TEXT SETTING: Second UK edition (Second UK text setting).


COVER: cloth / pale olive green.
	(front, top): title and author;s name, in dark brown,
	(front , bottom): [illustration: two wolves], in dark brown.
	(spine, top): [rule], title, [small ornament: diamond], author's name, [small ornament: three diamonds], all in dark brown.
	(spine, bottom): company name, [rule], all in dark brown.


DUST-JACKET: paper / white background.
	(front): [illustration: bull moose in woods], in blue, green, and yellow.
	(front, bottom): title, in white outlined in yellow; author's name, in yellow.
	(spine, top): title, [small ornament: diamond], author's name, all in black on white.
	(spine, middle to bottom): [illustration: eagle head], in medallion, set in ornamental box, all in black.
	(spine, bottom): company name, in black (at bottom of ornamental box).
	(back): list of 4 titles by Roberts, in black and red, boxed in a thin-thick-thin triple-rule border.
	(front flap): lists two G. Casserly titles, in black within red cartouche.
	(back flap): lists title by E.G. Boulenger, in black within red cartouche. 


COPIES EXAMINED: pc(dustjacket); OTU-V


NOTE: Second UK edition, n.d. [c1930]. Dustjacket lists E.G. Boulenger, Animals in the Wild and in Captivity, published in 
        1930. Text has 287 pages. 





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