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The water-babies : a fairy tale for a land-baby

Author: Charles Kingsley; Linley Sambourne
Publisher: London : Macmillan and Co., 1886.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : New ed., with one hundred illustrations by Linley SambourneView all editions and formats
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The water-babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy literature
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kingsley, Charles, 1819-1875.
Water-babies.
London : Macmillan and Co., 1886
(OCoLC)903292192
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kingsley; Linley Sambourne
OCLC Number: 12670835
Notes: In original blue cloth binding, stamped in gold.
Forms part of the personal library materials in the Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection.
Description: 371 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Charles Kingsley.

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The water-babies was inspired by Kingsley's thoughts on evolution. He was one of the few clergymen to accept wholeheartedly Darwin's theories of evolution and natural selection and to devote himself to the spread of the new knowledge of nature.

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