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THE BOOK OF GNOMES
Written by F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1322248
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Large oblong format. Brown cloth spine, pictorial front board. 8 colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. A story told in verse. Spine bumpe and rubbed, cover edges rubbed. Some slight scuffing/wear to covers. Small tear to lower margin of title-page. Title-page browned. Some grubby fingermarks to page margins but generally a nice copy of a scarce Nister book.

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THE LITTLE ONES' SUNDAY PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1322238
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial front board. Each page is a full-page colour illustration of a bible scene with small sentence of descriptive text below. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. A few small, light scuff marks to covers. Embossed booksellers stamp to front free-endpaper.

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HORSE TALES
Written by Mary Boyle. Illustrated by Isabel Watkin; et al..
Stock no. 1321520
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.

Grey pictorial boards with black titles to spine. Pen and ink drawings by Watkin. Some full-page colour illustrations. 64 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby and unevenly faded. Front joint cracked. Light browning and foxing to contents.

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THE DANDY LION
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2134718
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Nister No. 584. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial paper covered boards shows Fully clothed Dandy Lion in top hat with a billboard in the background. Colour frontis of 'The Stork and the Owl'. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp mark down edge of rear cover. Some scuffing. Award plate to front pastedown. Page browning; some other marks to pages.

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WHEN ALL IS YOUNG
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 2134716
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show young girl in a blue & white pinafore holding a baby and watching a kitten and puppy at her feet. Verse for children. Colour chromolithographic illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges, corners and spine. Scuffing and marks to covers. Has possibly been rebound or restitched at some point; the front fly-leaf is now missing. Foxing and marks to pages throughout. Illustrations are still bright.

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WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 1320201
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations (and other smaller illustrations). Covers are browned and edge worn with slight loss at base of spine. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Some browning and foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper.

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THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Slight wear to spine edges. Some fading to covers. Pale browning to spine and a small damp stain to rear edge of spine. Contents fine.

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ANIMAL TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319987
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

A reproduction from an antique book by Ernest Nister. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 beautiful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510001211. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Old price label to rear cover. Contents fine.

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WE VISIT THE FARM
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319981
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Reproductions of antique dimensional pictures by Ernest Nister. 4 superb pop-up scenes. ISBN: 000195976X. Slight bumping to corners. Spine and spine edges along covers faded. Contents fine.

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THE ANIMALS' TRIP TO SEA
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 2133487
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Almost very good condition.

Being a true and veracious history of the eventful voyage of the S.S.Crocodile from Nowhere in particular to Anywhere in general. Large oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 12 colour plates and b/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners, some chipping. Scuff marks to covers. Front joint is a bit cracked. Page edge browning. Contents are still very good.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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MY NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131254
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Front cover shows Humpty Dumpty fallen off the wall. Colour & b/w illustrations. Scuffing and wear with bumping to cover edges and corners. Foxing and margin marks. Tear next to spine for a few inches on page 63/64.

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