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MERRY ROMPS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138756
Published by Ernest Nister. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows children having a pillow fight. First story is 'Happy Days'. Mounted colour frontis. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some fraying to cloth at top and tail of spine. Browning to page edges.

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SUNNY HEARTS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2138156
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Very good condition.

No. 10. An anthology of stories and rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy and girl with baskets of yellow flowers (boy is leading dog who is carrying basket!). Mounted colour frontis plate. B/w and two-tone illustrations throughout. First rhyme is "A Little Song". Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page browning; a little foxing. Small tear to bottom edge of front endpaper.

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TO THE RESCUE
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 2136894
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1903. Almost very good condition.

A tale of a London Prentice Boy. White and cream boards with gilt title and picture to front. 40 pages. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners; some chipping to base of spine and a couple of corners. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning; Some page corner creasing; A few small page margin tears. Fingering marks to some margins.

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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 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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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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