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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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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1890
Written by Robert Ellice Mack; L. Haskell; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; Edith Scannell; et al..
Stock no. 1404721
Published by Ernest Nister. 1890. Slightly better than good condition.

Red pictorial cloth with gilt titles and flower vignette to spine and gilt titles and vignette of a girl skipping to front. 6 colour plates plus b/w illustrations. 1st item is a poem - Goodbye. One b/w plate by Wain entitled 'The Cats Party.' Spine bumped, worn and faded. Corners bumped and worn. Cover edges darkened and covers a little marked. Front and rear joints badly cracked showing webbing beneath. Some hinges cracked. One plate is loose and has ragged edges. Foxing and browning especially to prelims. A few light marks otherwise contents generally clean.

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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL 1894
Written by Ernest Nister; Robert Ellice Mack; Alfred J. Fuller.
Stock no. 583488
Published by Ernest Nister. 1894. Good condition.

Attractive pale blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. Front cover shows boy and girl being pulled on skates by dog. 6 chromolithograph plates. Numerous b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. All plates present though one foxed and frayed at edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. first two page and two pages to centre detached. Page-edge browning. Spine browned. Front cover exceptionally bright and clean.

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