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Decorated cloth covers with pictorial onlay. 7.25 x 4.75". Illustrated endpapers. Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine worn at top, bottom and small patch near centre. Corners worn. Spine browned and covers grubby. Front joint cracked. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Small patch of loss to rear pastedown. Staples rusty, one hinge cracked. Grubby fingermarks to page edges.
Small format (3.75 x 3.25"), Green cloth spine with cream pictorial front board. 4 colour illustrations (chromolithographs) and a few b/w text illustrations. Contents almost detached from covers, only held in by bottom staple.
A Volume of Pictures & Stories for Little Folk. Edited by L'Estrange. Blue cloth spine is untitled. Pictorial paper front board shows older child reading a book to young child sat on her lap and two young girls at her feet with cats around. 6 Chromolithographs and many b/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Light scuff/scratch marks to covers. Front free-endpaper detached. Some neat ink writing by previous owner to half-title. Light page browning, foxing and fingering but contents generally clean.
An album for Autographs and Original and Selected Verses. Oblong format. White spine with green title, grey cloth covers with gilt title to front, floral decoration to front as well. Pretty colour illustrations, plenty of space for autographs. Verses by well-known poets Spine and corners bumped, front cover and spine are a bit grubby. A couple of small old tape(?) marks to front endpapers. Front joint just starting to crack. Light foxing throughout. Most (if not all) of the spaces for autographs have been neatly filled in with names. Staples rusty.
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. 1501405
Published by Ernest Nister. 1897. Good condition.
Brown cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows young children playing on ice. 6 chromolithograph plates. B/w and tinted illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few marks to covers including slight surface paper damage above 'u' in title. A couple of dents to cover edges. Front joint cracked. Ink inscription to front pastedown. A few leaves detached and a few partially detached. Pale page edge browning. A few margin marks and grubby fingermarks.
Red cloth spine. Pictorial front board. Blue floral patterned endpapers. Chromolithograph and b/w illustrations. Rhyming text. Nister No: 2335 Spine and corners bumped and worn. A few small dents/chips to cover edges. Rear cover is a bit scratched and marked. Front joint partially cracked. Ink inscription to verso of front endpaper which is visible through front endpaper. Small margin tear to one page. Pages are lightly browned with a few fox spots and margin marks but generally clean. Creases across rear endpaper.
Green cloth spine. Pictorial front cover showing two children on a sledge. Blue floral patterned endpapers. Chromolithograph frontis, two-tone and b/w illustrations throughout. Spine bumped and slightly rubbed. Corners worn. Some light scuffing/marks to rear cover and a small piece of surface paper damage to top edge of rear cover. A few tiny dents to cover edges. Prize plate to front pastedown. Contents browned and fingered, some hinges cracked.
Red pictorial cloth, gilt titles to front cover. Chromolithograph frontis, b/w text illustrations throughout. 128 pages plus booklist. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
NISTER'S HOLIDAY ANNUAL - 25TH YEAR
Written by Alfred C. Playne; Evelyn Everett-Green; Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; E. Stuart Hardy; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1307930
Published by Ernest Nister. 1913. Almost very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt titles, pictorial onlay to front cover shows little girl holding two young dogs. First story is "A Hole in Fairyland". 179 pages. Full-page colour and b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light wrinkles in cloth covers. Name and address in ink to front pastedown, date in crayon to endpaper. Front joint is just starting to crack. Some light fingering and page browning to margins else contents clean.
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. Binding and tabs repaired. A moveables in working order. Neat inscription and name stamp to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Corners rubbed. Covers slightly scuffed with name stamp to front. A nice bright copy.
Green cloth spine, green pictorial front board showing man aiming gun at a grizzly bear. First story is "A Close Shave". 4 colour plates, b/w text illustrations. 144 pages. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers are slightly grubby with light damp stains at edges of rear cover. Messy writing/crayon marks to front endpapers. There is a crease to the top corner of the half title-page. Foxing and fingering but contents are generally clean. A couple of hinges are cracked.
Daily texts and Hymn's for a Month. Pictorial front board. Many chromolithograph illustrations. Spine bumped and rubbed. Corners worn, cover edges rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. A couple of hinges have cracked. There is light foxing and a grubby mark to verso of front endpaper else contents clean.