Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & Collectable Books

102 stock records found. Did you know that you can now search our sold stock? Look for the 'sold stock' filter at the bottom of the filter options.

THE LITTLE PEOPLE'S SCRAP BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2139411
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1907. Good condition.

Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Blue and white floral decorated endpapers. Colour illustrations throughout with some simple text phrases. Spine is worn with some chipping to top and tail; appears to have been repaired. Heavy wear to cover corners and edges, with some chipping. NEW endpapers. Browning, foxing and grubby marks.

Buy now for £50.00 Add to Wish List

LITTLE TALES FROM LONG AGO
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster.
Stock no. 2138792
Published by Methuen. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition.

Reproduced from antique books first published in the 1890's by Ernest Nister. 4 small books contained in a pictorial slipcase: Three Friends; Cats' Cradle; The Tale of a Dog; Three Little Maids. Colour pictorial boards. Colour and b/w illustrations to each volume. ISBN: 0416886604. A few marks to covers. Original cardboard slip case is very good - some wear.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £30.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £680.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £28.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £16.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £180.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £58.00 Add to Wish List

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.

Buy now for £120.00 Add to Wish List

THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319992
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1st thus 1980. Very good condition.

A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Minimal bumping/rubbing to spine and corners. Slight wear to spine edges. Some fading to covers. Pale browning to spine and a small damp stain to rear edge of spine. Contents fine.

Buy now for £12.00 Add to Wish List

ANIMAL TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319987
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

A reproduction from an antique book by Ernest Nister. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 beautiful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510001211. Slight rubbing to spine edges. Old price label to rear cover. Contents fine.

Buy now for £14.00 Add to Wish List

WE VISIT THE FARM
No author listed.
Stock no. 1319981
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1989. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Reproductions of antique dimensional pictures by Ernest Nister. 4 superb pop-up scenes. ISBN: 000195976X. Slight bumping to corners. Spine and spine edges along covers faded. Contents fine.

Buy now for £10.00 Add to Wish List