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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
Written by E. Nesbit; Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 2135629
Published by Folio Society. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Cresswell. Pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. Second printing. Small knock to top of spine. Slip case is better than very good - a few light scuffs/marks.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1321798
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THE ADVENTURES OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by C. Walter Hodges.
Stock no. 1321778
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

A light blue slipcase containing three classic books by Nesbit: 'New Treasure Seekers', 'The Story of the Treasure Seekers', and 'The Wouldbegoods'. Each book is bound in green cloth with gilt titles and a pictorial illustration to the front cover with a cream cloth background. Each book has numerous b/w illustrations and is beautifully presented. A lovely collection! Books are fine. Slipcase is just a little grubby.

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THE RAINBOW QUEEN AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by E. Taylor; M.F. Taylor; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1321638
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Green illustrated cover with black lettering. A Gem Childrens Library book. Black and white illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front free-endpaper missing. Browning to contents.

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THE RAILWAY CHILDREN
Written by E. Nesbit; Helen Cresswell. Illustrated by Inga Moore.
Stock no. 1822064
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Introduction by Cresswell. Pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. A lovely copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and has tiny pinhole marks in one place.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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THE WOULDBEGOODS
Written by E. Nesbit.
Stock no. 2129926
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1901. Good condition.

Red cloth, gilt title and vignette to spine and front cover. 18 b/w plates. 331 pages. Top edge gilt. Stain to front cover. Small writing in ink to front cover. Corners and spine are bumped, with wear. Name in ink to front pastedown. Front endpaper is MISSING. Joints are cracked. Some foxing and browning. Pencil annotations to some margins. Two plates are detached, but loosely inserted; have some edge-chipping/creasing. A reading copy.

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FIVE OF US AND MADELINE
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Nora Unwin.
Stock no. 1316427
Published by T. Fisher Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1925. Very good condition.

Red embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. 6 b/w plates. Spine and corners bumped some darkening to front cover edges (2" at fore-edge). Foxing to contents which are otherwise clean.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506329
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at top and some loss of cloth from bottom edge. Heavy bumping to top corners, lower corners lightly bumped. Covers are grubby, front cover marked, rear cover scuffed. Gilt dulled on spine. Front joint badly cracked between front endpaper and following page, holding by binding threads. Top set of threads pulled affecting first couple of gatherings. Rear joint cracked showing webbing, one hinge cracked. Endpapers browned and lightly foxed, rear are also grubby, verso of front endpaper has splash marks and partial footprint. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present, tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed.

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STORIES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Rosa C. Petherick; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505700
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

No. 5081. Chunky format (4cm thick). Red cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl whispering in boy's ear. First story is "Peace With Honour" by Geraldine Glasgow. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations (including one Wain cat plate accompanying a verse called "All Afloat" by Clifton Bingham. Reprint, no date. Minimal bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and an odd mark. One hinge cracked.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit; William Shakespeare; Hugh Chesson. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1405077
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beige pictorial boards with circular onlay to front board. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. 6.5" x 4.25". Contains: The Merchant of Venice, Timon of Athens & The Comedy of Errors told in story form. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers a bit grubby. Couple of hinges are pulled. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. A few margin marks otherwise contents are clean.

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