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KINGSLEY, Charles.

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  1. Phaethon.
    KINGSLEY, Charles. Phaethon.

    Cambridge : 1852

    First edition. Charles Kingsley (1819-1875), best remembered for his works The Water-Babies and Westward Ho!, produced this work to seek to refute the doctrines of Ralph Waldo Emerson, using the form of a Platonic dialogue. Learn More
    £325.00

    Stock Code: 123965

  2. 122735
    KINGSLEY, Charles. Westward Ho!

    Cambridge : 1855

    First edition. Kingsley's greatest popular success, Westward Ho! was originally planned as a patriotic tale about the defeat of the Spanish Armada at a time when Napoleon III's anti-English posturing was alarming many of Kingsley's countrymen. By the time of publication the Crimean War had switched public angst towards Russia, but it remained just as... Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 122735

  3. The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby.
    KINGSLEY, Charles. The Water-Babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-Baby.

    London : 1863

    First edition, first issue, with the "L'Envoi" leaf: "Kingsley had second thoughts about this while the book was being printed, and he had the leaf removed, but not before a few hundred copies of the book had already gone forth" (Gottlieb, Early Children's Books and Their Illustration, 113). Kingsley's book initiated the first golden age of children's... Learn More
    £1,950.00

    Stock Code: 120414

  4. Hereward the Wake.
    KINGSLEY, Charles. Hereward the Wake.

    London and Cambridge : 1866

    First edition, presentation copy from the publisher, inscribed "from the publisher" on the half-title.
    Provenance: With the bookplate to pastedowns of Albert Henry Wiggin (1868-1951), American banker and collector, and the loose bookplates of Lynde Selden. Learn More
    £1,000.00

    Stock Code: 130204

  5. The Novels and Poems.
    KINGSLEY, Charles. The Novels and Poems.

    New York : 1899

    Edition de Luxe. Limited to 250 numbered copies and printed on japon vellum. With a letter written in the author's hand dated April 4 '71 tipped into the first volume. A particularly handsome set. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 74248

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