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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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DICKY BIRD LAND
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318776
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.

Large format. Board book. 10 pages, 9 pages have colour illustrations of birds with a small paragraph of text. Covers are worn and marked. Loss of spine covering and some loss to corner tips. Repair to edge of front cover. Two of the pages have loss at the corners. Rear cover is creased. Page margins are a bit grubby.

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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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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb. Illustrated by Wal Paget.
Stock no. 2131246
Published by Ernest Nister. Very good condition.

Blue pictorial mottled cloth, gilt titles. 6 colour plates and 70 half-tone illustrations by Paget. Spine and cover edges are browned; Small nick/chip to top of spine. Page edge browning. Light foxing.

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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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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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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.

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BRUNO AND BIMBA: THE STORY OF SOME LITTLE PEOPLE
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 2123995
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A few marks to rear cover. Spotting to front cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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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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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.

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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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