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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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MERRY WINTER-TIME
Written by L.T. Meade; et al.
Stock no. 1817612
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red spine and pictorial front board showing a boy and girl with a dog playing in the snow, Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Story by L.T. Meade is Snowflake. List of Nister books to rear endpaper and pastedown. Nister book No. 1803. Wear to lower edge of boards exposing surface paper. Boards a little grubby. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby marks throughout. One page torn at gutter edge and repaired with clear tape (not unsightly).

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OUR DARLINGS IN NURSERYLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Elphick; E. Stuart Hardy; Gordon Robinson.
Stock no. 1817611
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Nister book No. 3817. 'Our Darlings' series. Nursery Rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a red clothed elf and a little girl wearing a green spotted dress and a Dutch bonnet, riding on a broomstick. Tipped in colour frontis plus numerous b/w line drawings. Front board clean and bright, rear board a little grubby and stained, rubbed at vertical edge. Binding is fragile and loosening with some hinges pulled wide. Prize plate to front pastedown. Name in ink to top margin of frontis (not affecting frontispiece illustration in anyway). Foxing and grubby marks throughout.

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NEW RHYMES FOR NURSERY TIMES
Written by Edith A. Steinthal.
Stock no. 2130363
Published by E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1st 1899. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board, stiff card pages each with a rhyme and colour illustration. Oblong format. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping. Scuffing to covers. Browning and foxing to some pages; a few creases. Binding starting to become a bit weak in places.

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SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 2127776
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Maroon cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Wear to spine and cover edges. Some bumping. Scuff marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby margin marks.

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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.

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BONZO'S COUNTRY HOLIDAY
Written by G.E. Studdy; George Jellicoe. Illustrated by G.E. Studdy.
Stock no. 1406355
Published by John Swain & Son Limited; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1925. Very good condition.

Small format (13 x 10.5cm). Pictiorial cardwraps. Full-page colour illustrations plus double-spread centre fold. Unpaginated, 14 pages. Staples rusty. Rear cover a little grubby. Some light spotting to a couple of pages. Light margin marks to centre pages. Contents are otherwise very good. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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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.

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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.

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A PATHWAY OF FLOWERS
Written by Helen Maud Waithman.
Stock no. 1506023
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1900. Almost very good condition.

An Album for Autographs, and Original and Selected Verses. Flowers culled from Friendship's Garden, With an Introduction by Waithman. Oblong format 7.5 x 10". Dark blue/green cloth covers with gilt titles and floral decoration. Colour illustration of flowers with verse to every other page, brown and white illustration around box to page in between. Space to write on both pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers slightly grubby/darkened. Front joint starting to crack next to half-title page. Browning, some foxing and an odd mark to contents but no writing.

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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.

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HOLIDAY FROLICS AT THE FARM
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green; Edric Vredenburg; Mary Boyle; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Mabel F. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1505913
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1910. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards with cloth spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Stories and verses. 88 pages plus book list. Spine bumped and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers. Nick to edge of half-title page. Contents very good just some light browning and foxing.

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