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LITTLE TALES FROM LONG AGO
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster.
Stock no. 1407149
Published by Methuen. 1982. Almost 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. Spines and corners bumped. Small split to bottom of spine of Three Friends. Slipcase is bumped. Edges are scuffed.

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PLAYTIME AT THE FARM
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster; N. Buchanan; et al..
Stock no. 1505970
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Good condition.

The Playtime Series. Cloth spine, oval on front cover shows three children on gate, goose below, daisies in corners, red and green titles. Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. No. 3404 Spine bumped and worn. Heavy wear to corners. Covers a bit grubby. Joints cracked, rear one badly. Prize plate to front pastedown. One hinge cracked. Some light foxing, browning and an odd mark to contents.

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BUSY BEES
Written by Edric Vredenburg; George Manville Fenn; Helen Marion Burnside; Githa Sowerby. Illustrated by W. Foster; E.M. Taylor; Hilda Cowham; Mabel Lucie Attwell; Harry B. Neilson; et al..
Stock no. 1505466
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Slightly better than good condition.

Father Tuck's Golden Gift Series. Stories and verses. Edited by Vredenburg. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows girl outside shop with dog, book advert to rear cover. Colour frontis, two-tone and b/w illustrations. 72 pages. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. 0.5" piece missing from backstrip near base. Covers grubby with light scratches to front cover. Front joint starting to crack, one hinge cracked. Name in pen or pencil to both endpapers and prelims. Small hole rubbed to front endpaper when trying to erase something. Grubby fingermarks to verso of frontis and transfer of ink from name opposite. Browning and a few marks to contents and endpapers.

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HAPPY HEARTS AND MERRY EYES
Written by L.T. Meade; Evelyn Everett-Green; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1505464
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Almost very good condition.

A book of stories and verses. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing children in a cart being pulled by a donkey. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Goose Step". Stains to both bottom corners and top edge of rear cover. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Rear cover is mottled. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper. Browning to endpapers and page edges. One hinge cracked. Light creasing to top inside corner of all pages. Just an odd mark to contents.

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HAPPY HEARTS AND MERRY EYES
Written by L.T. Meade; Evelyn Everett-Green; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; Gordon Robinson; et al..
Stock no. 1312407
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1922. Good condition.

A book of stories and verses. Large format. Cloth spine with pictorial front board showing children in a cart being pulled by a donkey. Colour frontis, b/w illustrations throughout. First story is "The Goose Step". Spine , corners and cover edges are worn. Name and address in pencil to front endpaper. Contents lightly browned and a bit grubby. Some inner margins are partly torn. Front joint split at top and bottom 2". Some hinges cracked/pulled causing contents to be a little loose.

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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.

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FUR COATS AND FEATHER FROCKS
Written by Clifton Bingham; Edith E. Cuthell; Edric Vredenburg; et al. Illustrated by W. Foster; et al..
Stock no. 737967
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Contains short stories and verse about animals. De-Luxe Edition with red pictorial cloth and gilt title to front cover. 24 chromolithograph plates, b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing to contents, mainly to margins and some grubby fingermarks but generally contents are clean.

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LITTLE TALES FROM LONG AGO
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Foster.
Stock no. 654054
Published by Methuen. 1981. 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. Slipcase worn at edges. Book corners slightly rubbed.

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