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HAPPY FAMILIES AND THEIR TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1610115
Published by Ernest Nister. c. 1901. Almost very good condition.
Large oblong format. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover. 5 beautiful fold-down full-page chromo-lithographed layered scenes. B/w illustrations. Board corners worn with some surface loss; spine scuffed at top & tail with fading and slight fraying of cloth. Boards a little scuffed and marked. Hinges strengthened with bookbinding tape. One pop-up scene is edge creased, with corner repair. Scattered foxing.
THE HEROES OR GREEK FAIRY TALES FOR MY CHILDREN
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 2124063
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1904. Almost very good condition.
Pictorial blue cloth, gilt titles and decorations. 6 chromolithograph plates and 70 half-tone illustrations. 296 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some scuffing to spine; small splits to edges, with a little fraying to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Some light foxing. 1-2" multi-way tear to page margin (no loss).
OUR LITTLE FOLK'S BIRTHDAYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1814703
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1898. Very good condition.
With Spaces for Names for Every Day in the Year. Small format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 chromolithograph illustrations. Boards a little scuffed. Inscription in pencil to brown front endpaper which is also creased. Some hinges pulled. A few entries in ink.
WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 1208798
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Very good condition.
Blue patterned cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations. Cloth lightly stained at top of rear cover. Spine browned. Corners bumped. Inscription in ink on verso of front endpaper. Occasional light fingermarks to contents but generally bright and clean.
LITTLE TALES FROM LONG AGO
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster.
Stock no. 1407149
Published by Methuen. 1982. Almost very good condition.
Reproduced from antique books first published in the 1890's by Ernest Nister. 4 small books contained in a pictorial slipcase: Three Friends; Cats' Cradle; The Tale of a Dog; Three Little Maids. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to each volume. ISBN: 0416886604. Spines and corners bumped. Small split to bottom of spine of Three Friends. Slipcase is bumped. Edges are scuffed.
SUNNY LAND STORIES
Written by Olive Molesworth; Clifton Bingham; M.A. Hoyer; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 1316195
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Very good condition.
No. 4321. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Pretty full-page colour (chromolithograph) plates and b/w text illustrations. An anthology of stories and verse. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers edge rubbed, rear cover lightly scratched. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper which is visible to front of endpaper. Light page browning and fingering. One of the b/w illustrations has been neatly coloured in.
TALES ABOUT OUR PETS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316182
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1908. Very good condition.
Brown cloth spine, pictorial front board showing boy and girl with canaries. Mounted colour frontis, b/w text illustrations. Spine slightly bumped and corners lightly rubbed. Some page page browning and some light fingermarks to page margins. A very light musty smell to contents.
THE FOX AND THE GEESE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1506180
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1896. Almost very good condition.
Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows fox sat beside pen of geese. 11.25 x 9.25". 8 chromolithographs plus b/w illustrations to text. Short stories and rhymes. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks and light scratches to covers. Name and date in ink to front endpaper. A couple of hinges cracked but binding is firm. A couple of staples starting to rust. Contents clean but browned. All plates present.
Written by Alice Reed.
Stock no. 1506078
Published by Ernest Nister. Very good condition.
Easter Poems. Beige card wraps, pictorial front cover with silver title. Silver tassle tie and all edges silver. 7.25 x 6.5". 4 chromolithographs. Wear to spine. Very light crease to lower corners. Covers slightly grubby. Contents clean with just a little light foxing/browning.
TALES TOLD IN THE TWILIGHT
Written by Mrs. Molesworth; L.T. Meade; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett; Lizzie Mack.
Stock no. 2121587
Published by Ernest Nister. 3rd circa. 1911. Almost very good condition.
An illustrated story book for children. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. First story is "The Door in the Wall" by M.A. Hoyer. 152 pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some chipping along edges. Front endpaper appears to be MISSING. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Some foxing throughout. 8 colour plates are present.
THE LAND OF LONG AGO - A VISIT TO FAIRYLAND WITH HUMPTY DUMPTY
Written by L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1315804
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1898. Good condition.
Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 6 beautiful pop-up scenes which are illustrated by chromolithographs. B/w text illustrations throughout. A book of traditional fairy tales. Spine professionally replaced and joints reinforced. Corners worn. Scratch marks to rear cover. Creases to the bases of the pop-up scenes but otherwise the pop-ups are complete, bright and working. Contents are been reinforce with tape at inner margins. Page corner tips lightly creased and some finger and other marks to contents.
PLAYTIME AT THE FARM
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster; N. Buchanan; et al..
Stock no. 1505970
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Good condition.
The Playtime Series. Cloth spine, oval on front cover shows three children on gate, goose below, daisies in corners, red and green titles. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. No. 3404 Spine bumped and worn. Heavy wear to corners. Covers a bit grubby. Joints cracked, rear one badly. Prize plate to front pastedown. One hinge cracked. Some light foxing, browning and an odd mark to contents.