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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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ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320959
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1892. Fair condition.

A shaped cardwraps book, front shows ABC in large letters with a girl reading an ABC book in the centre. 3 letters to a page with chromolithograph illustrations. Spine is covered with grey paper and split. Loss to lower edge of rear cover. Contents are loose with large tear to first page. Inscription in ink to inside front cover.

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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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PRETTY PICTURES
Written by L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1318159
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1900. Poor condition.

No. 917. Pictorial front cover shows boy pushing girl in a wheelbarrow. 5 colour pop-up scenes. B/w text illustrations. This copy is SOLD WITH ALL FAULTS (too numerous to mention them all). Corners worn. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Remains of a small label to top corner of front cover. Rear cover is scuffed. Birthday greeting card stuck to front free-endpaper. Some pages are loose with ragged edges. All pop-ups in need of repairs and possibly have pieces missing. Slight grubby fingermarks to page margins. A very scarce 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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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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