Friday, January 30, 2009

The Water Babies










The Water Babies is a book which has some long held resonances for me, it is also a book which people collect in its various editions and, more importantly, with its various illustrators. So if I see a copy in decent nick for a decent price I like to pick it up. At the same place in which I found the William Scott illustrated Soldiers' Verses - currently on Ebay - I also found the copy of The Water Babies from which these sample illustrations are scanned by A. E. Jackson.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for sharing those illustrations. They're fantastic! And for once Tom isn't pictured as a newborn but as a fine young boy...

Cheers,
Darius.

 
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