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Ernest Nister

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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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THE HEROES
Written by Charles Kingsley. Illustrated by T.H. Robinson.
Stock no. 1315778
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1906. Very good condition.

Greek Fairy Tales. Pale green pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 chromo plates and 70 half-tone illustrations. 296 pages, all edges gilt. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to page edges and some page margins.
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FROM FRIEND TO FRIEND A CALENDAR FOR 1912
No author listed. Illustrated by Fred Hines; Eddie J. Andrews; et al..
Stock no. 1505944
Published by Ernest Nister. 1912. Very good condition.

A calendar for the year 1912. Beautiful chromolithographs. 6 x 4.5". White cloth spine. Cream covers with blue titles and decoration. Colour chromolithographs. Green illustrations on pages with verses and months. Covers slightly grubby with a little bubbling to front cover and faint stains, looks like been splashed with water. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Staples strating to rust. Contents clean and colours bright.
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GOLDEN LINKS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1505932
Published by Ernest Nister. Slightly better than good condition.

A Birthday Book. Grey cloth covers with white and black floral decoration around gilt title block. Charming chromolithos illustrate the verse for each month plus small b/w illustrations to every page of dates. A little bumping and wear to spine and corners. Spine browned. Covers grubby. Front joint badly cracked but held firm by horizontal strips in binding. A couple of hinges starting to crack. Ink inscription to prelims. Quite a few neat ink entries to contents, plus foxing and just an odd mark.
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HOLIDAY FROLICS AT THE FARM
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green; Edric Vredenburg; Mary Boyle; et al. Illustrated by Rosa C. Petherick; Mabel F. Taylor; et al..
Stock no. 1505913
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1910. Very good condition.

Red pictorial boards with cloth spine. Colour frontis and b/w illustrations. Stories and verses. 88 pages plus book list. Spine bumped and worn. Wear to corners and cover edges. A few small marks to covers. Nick to edge of half-title page. Contents very good just some light browning and foxing.
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HEAVENLY PATHS
Written by Charlotte Murray.
Stock no. 1505897
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P.Dutton & Co.. Slightly better than good condition.

Cloth spine, oblong format 5 x 6.5". Pictorial front cover. Colour and b/w illustrations. A religious verse, pray or saying for every day of the month. Minimal wear to corners and cover edges. Covers and spine slightly grubby and foxed. One hinge cracked. Staples rusty. First couple of text pages detached from top staple. A couple of marks to endpapers including small patch of surface paper damage to rear endpapers. Name to front endpaper and inscription to verso. A few tiny marks and a little foxing to contents.
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SHINING HOURS
Written by Clifton Bingham; Edric Vredenburg; et al.
Stock no. 1505896
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1892. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial front board shows two children reading. Beautiful colour chromolithographs plus other illustrations. Small format 7.5 x 6". Short stories and rhymes. A little wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Spine darkened. Rear cover slightly grubby. Ink inscription to front endpaper. Some surface paper damage to bottom of title page, looks to have been lightly stuck to blank page opposite. Contents very slightly pulled. Light browning to endpapers and contents otherwise clean.
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1505893
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1897. Slightly better than good condition.

Title to front cover and spine is "Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales". Blue cloth with pictures of swans to front cover, gilt titles. 6 colour plates and numerous b/w illustrations. All edges gilt. Translated from the Danish by W. Angeldorff. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Spine rubbed and browned. Covers slightly grubby and rubbed. Front endpaper is MISSING. Ink inscription to top edge of front pastedown. Title page has been neatly coloured in, about 4 illustrations have also been coloured. One hinge cracked. Staples rusty. First gathering, contents page to page 12, detached from bottom staple. Some light browning/foxing. All plates present.
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SWEET BRIGHT-EYES
Written by Alfred J. Fuller; L.T. Meade; George Manville Fenn; Frances E. Crompton; F.E. Weatherly; E. Nesbit; et al. Illustrated by Ada Dennis; E. Stuart Hardy; et al..
Stock no. 1505819
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1899. Slightly better than good condition.

A Volume of Original Pictures, Stories and Verses. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows oval frame hung by blue ribbon and containing picture of girl. 9.5 x 7.75". Colour and b/w plates plus b/w illustrations to text. 71 pages. Spine bumped and worn with nicks to cloth at ends. Corners and cover edges worn. Covers slightly grubby and rear cover scuffed. Large ink inscription to front endpaper. Name aprtialy erased from box on front pastedown. One hinge cracked. Colouring to some of the b/w illustrations and to title page, pencil drawing to verso of one plate. One plate detached. Contents generally clean.
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THE HURDY GURDY
Written by M.A. Hoyer; Mary Boyle; L.L. Weedon; et al. Illustrated by W. Foster; Helena Maguire; et al..
Stock no. 1505816
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1899. Good condition.

A Book for the Little Folks' Playtime. Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows cat playing the Hurdy Gurdy. 11.25 x 9.25". Colour and b/w illustrations. Spine bumped and worn with 0.5" split to front edge. Wear to corners and cover edges. Covers grubby with marks and scratches. Both joints cracked. One sheet (4 pages) loose, have become detached from rusty staples. Prize plate to front pastedown, bookseller's ink stamp to rear pastedown. Pages edge browned with a few marks and fingermarks. Chromos still bright.
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ROBINSON CRUSOE
Written by Daniel Defoe. Illustrated by J. Finnemore; G.H. Thompson; Archibald Webb.
Stock no. 1405328
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P.Dutton & Co.. Almost very good condition.

The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York Mariner as related by himself. Grey pictorial covers. Six stunning chromo plates including frontis piece all copyrighted by Nister, plus upward of eighty b/w drawings. 328pp. 9 x 7". Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Bumping to bottom of board edges. Spine browned and rubbed. Rear cover a little grubby. Tiny booksellers label to front pastedown. Endpapers lightly browned. Some foxing and a little fingering otherwise contents generally clean.
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TO MAKE YOU LAUGH
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain; W. Foster; G.H. Thompson; et al..
Stock no. 1505804
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1909. Almost very good condition.

Cloth spine, pictorial front cover shows bear family, red titles. 11.25 x 9.25". Colour and b/w illustrations. Verses featuring animals. No. 2336. Boards slightly warped. Spine, corners and cover edges bumped and worn. Some fading, scratches and marks to covers. Front joint slightly cracked. Contents are lightly browned with an odd mark and fox spot, one page margin tear.
Located at: Rose's Books, Hay-on-Wye

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