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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL FOR 1907
Written by Alfred C. Playne; George Manville Fenn; Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy; Edith A. Cubitt; et al..
Stock no. 1404723
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. 1907. Slightly better than good condition.

19th Year of Publication. Cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows a fisherman and 2 children looking out to sea. 6 colour plates and b/w text illustrations. Story by Fenn is Our Soldier Boy. Spine bumped, worn and faded with small splits to top and bottom. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges rubbed. Some scratches to covers. Both joints and some hinges cracked. Front endpaper partially detached. A little surface paper damage to front endpaper where a list had been stuck. Page browning and some foxing plus some marks to contents, including a co A few small tears to margins. One plate is creased.

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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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THE PICTURE SHOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 1404715
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing girl dressed in clown suit. "A Novel Picture book For Children". Four pop-up colour pictures. B/w text illustrations. Spine bumped, rubbed and a little grubby. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little rubbed. A few small scratches to covers. Joints beginning to crack. Couple of hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Small booksellers label to rear pastedown. Edge of front endpaper a little ragged. Foxing and a few light marks mostly to page edges. Pop-ups are in excellent working order.

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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.

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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

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NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 26TH YEAR
Written by Alfred C. Playne; M.A. Hoyer; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Dora McLaren; E. Stuart Hardy; et al..
Stock no. 1404699
Published by Ernest Nister. 1913. Slightly better than good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles to front and spine and pictorial onlay to front. Full page colour illustrations and b/w illustrations throughout. First story 'When daddy's ship came home' by L.L.Weedon. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Some marks to covers. Half of pictorial onlay on front missing. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Rear joint and some hinges beginning to crack. A few tears to inner margins and a couple to page edges. Foxing and some marks to contents.

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PICTURES AND PLUMS FOR FINGERS AND THUMBS
Written by Edric Vredenburg; et al.
Stock no. 1314999
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1893. Good condition.

Large format (12.25 x 10.25"). Cloth spine, pictorial front board. Pretty chromolithographs and b/w illlustrations. Short stories and rhymes. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Small, light scratches to covers. Spine slightly discoloured. New endpapers. First gathering is detached at staples. One page has a small section torn at lower margin. Light fingermarks and page browning else contents clean.

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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.

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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.

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HOLIDAY TIMES
No author listed. Illustrated by M. Bowley; et al..
Stock no. 1314966
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Good condition.

A book of short poems/rhymes for children. Large format. Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows boy pushing a girl in a sleigh with dog running beside them. Pretty mounted chromolithograph frontis. B/w illustrations throughout. Spine and corners bumped and worn, covers scratched and edge worn. Page browning throughout. A couple of hinges cracked. Light fingermarks to page margins.

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PLAYMATES AND PETS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2118334
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1909. Very good condition.

Stories and poems about pets. Pictorial boards showing three children at a gate and a small black dog. Green cloth spine. Mounted colour frontis (chromolithograph) plus b/w illustrations. 3 page book list to rear. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Some scuffing also to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few margin marks and foxspots.

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BLUE EYES AND CHERRY PIES
Written by Frances E. Crompton; F.E. Weatherly; Mrs. Molesworth; Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Helena Maguire; Walter Paget; Lizzie Mack; et al..
Stock no. 1314907
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1895. Good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front board shows a pretty little girl and a cat with cherries on a plate. 6 pretty chromolithograph plates, b/w illustrations throughout. Spine worn. Damp stains to cover edges. Browning and foxing to contents. Front free-endpaper removed. Light spotting to margins of one plate.

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