Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

18 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

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.

Buy now for £38.00 Enquire about this book

THE HURDY GURDY
Written by M.A. Hoyer; Mary Boyle; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by W. Foster; Helena Maguire; et al..
Stock no. 1505816
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1899. Good condition.

A Book for the Little Folks' Playtime. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows cat playing the Hurdy Gurdy. 11.25 x 9.25". Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with 0.5" split to front edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with marks and scratches. Both joints cracked. One sheet (4 pages) loose, have become detached from rusty staples. Prize plate to front pastedown, bookseller's ink stamp to rear pastedown. Pages edge browned with a few marks and fingermarks. Chromos still bright.

Buy now for £60.00 Enquire about this book

OUR BOYS' STORY BOOK
Written by D.H. Parry; L.L. Weedon; George Manville Fenn; Arthur Lee Knight; et al.
Stock no. 1208227
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine, pictorial front board showing man on elephant aiming gun at a tiger. First story is "A Close Shave". 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 144 pages. All plates present. Edges and corners slightly worn. Rear cover grubby. Pages browned. Page 61 and 107 coloured in.

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

SOMETHING FOR THE CHICKS
Written by L.L. Weedon; Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Ernest Nister; et al..
Stock no. 1405037
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1899. Good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing a girl feeding hens. Patterned endpapers. 8 chromolithographs plus b/w illustrations. 11" x 9". Spine and corners bumped and worn. Boards scratched and marked. Front joint broken and rear joint cracked. Most of contents are detached. Inscription to verso of front endpaper. Pages browned. Grubby marks and a little foxing.

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book

HAPPY HEARTS AND MERRY EYES
Written by L.T. Meade; Evelyn Everett-Green; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1505464
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Almost very good condition.

A book of stories and verses. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing children in a cart being pulled by a donkey. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Goose Step". Stains to both bottom corners and top edge of rear cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover is mottled. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and page edges. One hinge cracked. Light creasing to top inside corner of all pages. Just an odd mark to contents.

Buy now for £35.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1899
Written by George Manville Fenn; Alfred J. Fuller; L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by Ernest Nister; Edith Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1404914
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1899. Slightly better than good condition.

Red spine with pictorial front board showing three children and a bike. Pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine bumped. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Some scuff/scratch marks to rear board. Boards are grubby. Joints and some hinges are cracked. Tears to some pages at margin edges. 2 plates are detached. Foxing to endpapers and some page edges. Some light fingering to contents.

Buy now for £48.00 Enquire about this book

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.

Buy now for £54.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1897
Written by Alfred J. Fuller; Robert Ellis Mack; L.L. Weedon; Clifton Bingham; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; et al..
Stock no. 1404840
Published by Ernest Nister. Almost very good condition.

Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows young children playing on ice. 6 chromolithograph plates. B/w and tinted illustrations. Spine bumped and a little worn. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges scuffed. Some light scratch marks to covers. Endpapers and page edges are browned. A few light marks otherwise contents are clean. Four pages following instruction are detached. Bottom of rear joint beginning to crack.

Buy now for £78.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1903
Written by Alfred J. Fuller; Clifton Bingham; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; K Street.
Stock no. 1404714
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1903. Slightly better than good condition.

Grey cloth with pictorial front board showing children walking on stepping stones. Colour and b/w plates.First story is Our Pantomime by L.L. Weedon. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Covers grubby and marked. Front joint cracked showing webbing below. Inscription in ink and previous owners address label to front pastedown. Name and address in ink (name has been crossed out and written in again) to front endpaper. Small tape mark to top of front endpaper. Hinges beginning to crack. Foxing and some marks throughout book. Plates all present but are foxed at margins. Some small margin tears.

Buy now for £34.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1899
Written by George Manville Fenn; Alfred J. Fuller; L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by Ernest Nister; Edith Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1404712
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1899. Good condition.

Brown pictorial spine with pictorial front board showing three children and a bike. Pictorial endpapers. 6 colour plates. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Scratches and marks to covers. Previous owners address label to front pastedown. Small strip of browned tape to top of front endpaper. Joints and several hinges cracked. One gathering of pages loose. Half title page detached, frontis partially detached. Tears to inner margins of some pages. Some closed tears mended with tape which has now browned. Page edges browned. Some marks to margins. 3 colour plates missing

Buy now for £28.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 29TH YEAR OF PUBLICATION
Written by Alfred C. Playne; Everett Green; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett; Dorothy Hardy; et al..
Stock no. 1314973
Published by Ernest Nister. 1917. Good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth with gilt title and pictorial onlay to front. Colour plates and b/w text illustrations. 176 pages. Green and white pictorial endpapers. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. There is some slight wrinkling of cloth to rear cover. Frontis has been re-inserted in the incorrect place (before half-title) and is slightly edge-chipped. Light page browning to contents.

Buy now for £58.00 Enquire about this book

NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 22ND YEAR
Written by Alfred C. Playne; George Manville Fenn; Olive Molesworth; L.L. Weedon; Sheila E. Braine; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; E. Stuart Hardy; G.H. Thompson; et al..
Stock no. 1314970
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1910. Very good condition.

22nd year of publication. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a boy and a girl sledging. 6 colour plates, b/w illustrations throughout. 131 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Small indentation to edge of rear cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Light page browning throughout, some grubby marks to margins and some light foxing.

Buy now for £70.00 Enquire about this book