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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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MY NURSERY RHYME BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 2131254
Published by Nister & Co. Ltd.. Good condition.

Cloth spine. Front cover shows Humpty Dumpty fallen off the wall. Colour & b/w illustrations. Scuffing and wear with bumping to cover edges and corners. Foxing and margin marks. Tear next to spine for a few inches on page 63/64.

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OUR DARLINGS IN NURSERYLAND
No author listed. Illustrated by E. Elphick; E. Stuart Hardy; Gordon Robinson.
Stock no. 1817611
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Nister book No. 3817. 'Our Darlings' series. Nursery Rhymes. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a red clothed elf and a little girl wearing a green spotted dress and a Dutch bonnet, riding on a broomstick. Tipped in colour frontis plus numerous b/w line drawings. Front board clean and bright, rear board a little grubby and stained, rubbed at vertical edge. Binding is fragile and loosening with some hinges pulled wide. Prize plate to front pastedown. Name in ink to top margin of frontis (not affecting frontispiece illustration in anyway). Foxing and grubby marks throughout.

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SHORT TALES FROM STORYLAND
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by Mrs Seymour Lucas; Eveline Lance.
Stock no. 2127776
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

A volume of thirty stories by Everett-Green. Maroon cloth spine, pictorial front board shows girl trying on a bonnet. 6 chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations. 96 pages. Wear to spine and cover edges. Some bumping. Scuff marks to covers. Foxing and grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Grubby margin marks.

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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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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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OUR LITTLE FOLK'S BIRTHDAYS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1814703
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1898. Very good condition.

With Spaces for Names for Every Day in the Year. Small format. Blue cloth spine. Pictorial boards. 12 chromolithograph illustrations. Boards a little scuffed. Inscription in pencil to brown front endpaper which is also creased. Some hinges pulled. A few entries in ink.

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