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THE POET AND OTHER ANIMALS
Written by Harold Richardson. Illustrated by G.H. Thompson.
Stock no. 1321768
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, pictorial onlay to front. Bright colour pictures plus b/w illustrations. Stories in rhyme. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Spine and cover edges faded. Some foxing to spine and cover edges. Inscription in ink to box on front endpapers. Some grubby fingermarks to pages.

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HORSE TALES
Written by Mary Boyle. Illustrated by Isabel Watkin; et al..
Stock no. 1321520
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.

Grey pictorial boards with black titles to spine. Pen and ink drawings by Watkin. Some full-page colour illustrations. 64 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby and unevenly faded. Front joint cracked. Light browning and foxing to contents.

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THE DANDY LION
Written by Clifton Bingham. Illustrated by Louis Wain.
Stock no. 2134718
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1900. Almost very good condition.

Nister No. 584. Brown cloth spine. Pictorial paper covered boards shows Fully clothed Dandy Lion in top hat with a billboard in the background. Colour frontis of 'The Stork and the Owl'. B/w illustrations throughout. Bumping and wear to spine, corners and cover edges. Damp mark down edge of rear cover. Some scuffing. Award plate to front pastedown. Page browning; some other marks to pages.

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WHEN ALL IS YOUNG
Written by Robert Ellice Mack. Illustrated by Harriett M. Bennett.
Stock no. 2134716
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1890. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show young girl in a blue & white pinafore holding a baby and watching a kitten and puppy at her feet. Verse for children. Colour chromolithographic illustrations plus two tone illustrations. Bumping and wear to cover edges, corners and spine. Scuffing and marks to covers. Has possibly been rebound or restitched at some point; the front fly-leaf is now missing. Foxing and marks to pages throughout. Illustrations are still bright.

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ABC
No author listed.
Stock no. 1320959
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1892. Fair condition.

A shaped cardwraps book, front shows ABC in large letters with a girl reading an ABC book in the centre. 3 letters to a page with chromolithograph illustrations. Spine is covered with grey paper and split. Loss to lower edge of rear cover. Contents are loose with large tear to first page. Inscription in ink to inside front cover.

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WHEN MOTHER WAS A LITTLE GIRL
Written by Amy Blanchard; et al. Illustrated by Ida Waugh.
Stock no. 1320201
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1909. Good condition.

Cream decorated cloth with oval colour onlay and title label to front cover. Blue pictorial endpapers. 25 gorgeous full-page chromolithograph illustrations (and other smaller illustrations). Covers are browned and edge worn with slight loss at base of spine. Hinges cracked and pulled causing contents to be a little loose. Some browning and foxing to contents. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper.

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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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MERRY WINTER-TIME
Written by L.T. Meade; et al.
Stock no. 1817612
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1907. Almost very good condition.

Red spine and pictorial front board showing a boy and girl with a dog playing in the snow, Colour frontis plus b/w illustrations. Story by L.T. Meade is Snowflake. List of Nister books to rear endpaper and pastedown. Nister book No. 1803. Wear to lower edge of boards exposing surface paper. Boards a little grubby. Gift inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing and grubby marks throughout. One page torn at gutter edge and repaired with clear tape (not unsightly).

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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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BRUNO AND BIMBA: THE STORY OF SOME LITTLE PEOPLE
Written by Evelyn Everett-Green. Illustrated by A.A. Dixon.
Stock no. 2123995
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1915. Very good condition.

Brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. A few marks to rear cover. Spotting to front cover. Prize plate to front pastedown. Some foxing and page browning.

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