(GOBLE,WARWICK)illus. THE WATER BABIES by Charles Kingsley. London: Macmillan, 1909 (1909). Thick 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), green gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, spine faded and offsetting on endpapers else Fine. First Goble edition, illustrated by him with 32 magnificent tipped in color plates, mounted on heavy stock with lettered tissue guards. This is undoubtedly the most beautiful edition of this classic story featuring some of Goble's best work. Nice clean copies are not easy to find.