Wet Magic


Author: E. Nesbit

Illustrator: H.R. Millar

NESBIT, E[dith]. Wet Magic. London: T. Fisher Unwin [1923]. 8vo, xii 274pp. + 16 advts. Red cloth with spine stamped in gilt and front pictorially stamped in blind: t.e.g. 8 b&w plates. Spine and corners worn, covers a bit less so, spine sunned, a few internal spots in margins, else an internally clean, tight copy.


First T. Fisher Unwin edition, issued 10 years after the original edition. While on a summer seaside holiday, four siblings unwittingly summon a mermaid who is captured by a circus. Now they must find a way to rescue her! The final tale of magic written by Nesbit and published during her lifetime.