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WINGS AND THE CHILD
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by George Barraud.
Stock no. 2138090
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1913. Very good condition.

Or The Building of Magic Cities. Green cloth with gilt titles to spine, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations and photographs. 197 pages. Spine is browned with some wear. A few light marks to covers. Inscription in pencil to front pastedown. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. The odd margin mark.

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SONGS OF LOVE AND EMPIRE
Written by E. Nesbit.
Stock no. 2138005
Published by Archibald Constable And Co.. 1898. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt titles and decorations. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Foxing to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges. Some page browning.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1321798
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine.

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THE RAINBOW QUEEN AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by E. Taylor; M.F. Taylor; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1321638
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Circa 1903. Very good condition.

Green illustrated cover with black lettering. A Gem Childrens Library book. Black and white illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Front free-endpaper missing. Browning to contents.

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WONDERMENT: THE LISBETH ZWERGER COLLECTION
Written by Theodor Storm; E.T.A. Hoffmann; Oscar Wilde; O. Henry; E. Nesbit; Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Lisbeth Zwerger.
Stock no. 1318963
Published by North South Books. 1st 2014. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Six of the world's beloved children's stories: Little Hobbin, The Nutcracker, The Canterville Ghost, The Gift of the Magi, The Deliverers of Their Country, How the Camel Got His Hump. Foreword by Peter Sis. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. 170 numbered pages. ISBN: 9780735841871. SIGNED by artist to title-page. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506407
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Poor condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small line indentation to top of front cover. Looks like an unsuccessful attempt has been made to clean the covers which are now part shiny/part matt and unevenly coloured and marked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints are cracked. Frontis and one other plate MISSING, a few have small ink spots to them. Some grubby margin marks. A reading copy.

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THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
Written by E. Nesbit. Illustrated by Gordon Browne; Lewis Baumer.
Stock no. 1506329
Published by T. Fisher Unwin. 1st 1899. Good condition.

Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. Blue/green cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. B/w frontis and 16 other plates. 296 pages and catalogue to rear. All edges gilt. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at top and some loss of cloth from bottom edge. Heavy bumping to top corners, lower corners lightly bumped. Covers are grubby, front cover marked, rear cover scuffed. Gilt dulled on spine. Front joint badly cracked between front endpaper and following page, holding by binding threads. Top set of threads pulled affecting first couple of gatherings. Rear joint cracked showing webbing, one hinge cracked. Endpapers browned and lightly foxed, rear are also grubby, verso of front endpaper has splash marks and partial footprint. Tiny bookseller's label to front pastedown. Foxing and a few marks to contents. All plates present, tissue guard to frontis heavily foxed.

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STORIES FOR ALL TIMES
Written by Sheila E. Braine; Evelyn Everett-Green; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Rosa C. Petherick; Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1505700
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

No. 5081. Chunky format (4cm thick). Red cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl whispering in boy's ear. First story is "Peace With Honour" by Geraldine Glasgow. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations (including one Wain cat plate accompanying a verse called "All Afloat" by Clifton Bingham. Reprint, no date. Minimal bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Contents lightly browned with some foxing and an odd mark. One hinge cracked.

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE AND OTHER STORIES
Written by E. Nesbit; William Shakespeare; Hugh Chesson. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; M. Bowley.
Stock no. 1405077
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Beige pictorial boards with circular onlay to front board. Brown titles. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. 64 pages plus 4 page booklist to rear. 6.5" x 4.25". Contains: The Merchant of Venice, Timon of Athens & The Comedy of Errors told in story form. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine browned. Covers a bit grubby. Couple of hinges are pulled. Some foxing to endpapers and page edges. A few margin marks otherwise contents are clean.

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HOURS IN MANY LANDS
Written by Edric Vredenburg; Clifton Bingham; E. Nesbit; Anthony Guest; et al. Illustrated by Frances Brundage; J. Pauline Sunter; Alick P. Ritchie; et al..
Stock no. 1505554
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons. circa 1895. Slightly better than good condition.

Pretty pictorial front cover shows two girls by clock, brown cloth spine. 12 bBeautiful chromolithos of girls from different lands by Brundage plus other b/w illustrations. 10 x 7.5". 97 pages. Edited by Vredenburg. No. 1113. Spine bumped, stain near centre. Wear to corners and cover edges. Rear cover is slightly scuffed and has some rippling, some small scratches and marks to covers. Front joint starting to crack from bottom, a couple of hinges cracked. Large prize plate to front endpaper awarded for prize in Raphael Tuck and Sons Amateurs Literary and Painting Competition. Some browning to endpapers. Dark brown stain approx. 1.5 x 1" affects 6 pages at end of book, including one illustration. A few other marks to contents but generally they are clean. All plates present.

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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1903
Written by Alfred J. Fuller; E. Nesbit; George Manville Fenn; Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; K Street.
Stock no. 1404912
Published by Ernest Nister. 1903. Slightly better than good condition.

Pictorial boards front showing children on stepping stones through stream. Six chromolithograph plates, packed full of b/w text illustraitons. First story 'Our pantomime' by L.L. Weedon Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed and rubbed. Some scratches to boards. Covers generally grubby. Joints and some hinges cracked. Frontis is partially detached at the top and has a small tear. One plate is detached but present. Another two plates are partially detached. Erased inscription to box on front pastedown. Endpapers and page edges are browned. Some foxing and fingering.

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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 20TH YEAR
Written by George Manville Fenn; E. Nesbit; Olive Molesworth; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Edith A. Cubitt; A.E. Jackson; Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404902
Published by Ernest Nister. 1908. Slightly better than good condition.

20th year of publication. Blue spine, pictorial boards, front cover shows children dancing round a pole. 6 colour plates. B/w plates and illustrations. Pictorial endpapers. 132 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges scuffed and worn. Some scratches and marks to rear board. One hinge practically broken, just holding on by a few threads. Prize presentation inscription to verso of endpaper. Some small tears at inner margin. Page edges browned. A few light foxspots mainly to endpapers.

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