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THE BUSY-BUNNY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 1318754
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Good condition.

The Nursery Zoo series. Red cloth covers with large pictorial onlay to front. One page of text and one full page colour illustration throughout printed one side of page only. Spine and corners bumped and worn. Covers slightly grubby and some light scuffing to the onlay. Inscription in ink (dated 1913) to front free-endpaper. Finger creases and grubby margin marks throughout. One page has a small tear to margin.

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THE JACKIE JACKDAW BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2132543
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1914. Almost very good condition.

Off-white cloth with orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. Pretty colour and b/w illustrations accompany short verses for children. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endppaer. Margin marks and some foxing. A couple of small page margin tears.

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THE GREY HOUSE ON THE HILL
Written by Mrs. Greene. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1318723
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1917. Almost very good condition.

Red decorated boards, eight colour plates to contents. 205 pages. 7.5 x 5". Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Some light marks to covers. Name plate to front pastedown and bookplate to free-endpaper. Endpapers lightly browned. Foxing to textblock.

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ARCHIE'S CHANCES
Written by Deborah Alcock.
Stock no. 1318618
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1889. Very good condition.

Also includes "The Child's Victory". Blue decorated cloth with gilt titles. 141 pages plus two page booklist to rear. B/w frontis. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Prize plate to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock.

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STORIES FROM CHAUCER
Written by Emily Underdown. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 1318495
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1913. Very good condition.

Small format. Blue cloth, orange titles and pictorial onlay to front cover. 157 pages. 8 colour plates. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded. Heavy foxing to textblock. Light page browning to endpapers. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown.

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JACK AND JILL: A PICTURE STORY BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1817613
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Almost very good condition.

Front cover shows Jack and Jill coming down the hill with a pail. Rear board shows a baby riding a toy horse. Cloth spine. B/w, 2-tone, and colour illustrations. First story is Something About Pets. Cloth spine worn and frayed to rear edge. Boards worn at corners and grubby to sides. Prize-plate stuck to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Contents a little grubby.

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A STAIRCASE OF STORIES
Written by Louey Chisholm; Amy Steedman. Illustrated by Minnie Dibdin Spooner; et al..
Stock no. 2130774
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, with gilt lettering and vignette to spine and front cover. Illustrated frontis by MD Spooner. 12 Colour plates, plus many b/w illustrations. Spine is faded. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and some pages throughout book. Wrapper is price-cut with tears and ships; couple of tape repairs to verso. Some loss to wrapper at corners.

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MY MOTHER
Written by Comus; R.M. Ballantyne; Ann Taylor.
Stock no. 2130362
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1857. Good condition.

An adaptation of the poem by Ann Taylor, with a prose version and two musical settings. Comus is the pseudonym for R.M.Ballantyne. Large format. Green embossed cloth with gilt title and vignette to front cover. 32 pages. 8 attractive colour plates. The story of a kitten. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Grubby marks and uneven fading to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Creasing and a few margin tears, foxing, including to plate pages. Frontis is very creased; appears to at one time have been folded. Some damp marks. A reading copy.

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THE CUDDLY-KITTY BOOK
Written by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright. Illustrated by Anne Anderson; Alan Wright.
Stock no. 2130273
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Almost very good condition.

The Nursery Zoo series, The Second Cage. Red cloth boards with large pictorial onlay to front cover. One page of text facing one full page colour illustration printed one side of page only. Spine is bumped and faded. Bumping and wear to corners. Covers are a bit bowed. Joint next to frontis is partially broken. Some marks to endpapers, outer page edges and margins.

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THE TWIRLY-WHIRLY BOOK
Written by Jacqueline Clayton. Illustrated by Margaret Clayton.
Stock no. 2129669
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1913. Very good condition.

Off-white covers with red title and border and pictorial onlay to front. Colour frontis plate. 11 additional colour plates to contents, each facing a page of rhyme. 9.25 x 7 inches. Bumping o corners. Some marks and browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing/browning to endpapers; a few to page margins. Plates are lovely and bright!

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THE MAISIE-DAISIE BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128676
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

A book of poems. Off-white cloth with pink title and pictorial onlay to front. 12 beautiful colour plates plus b/w illustrations around verses. Bumping na dwear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers; some spotting. Erased inscription to front endpaper. Foxing and a few grubby margin marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Illustrations are still beautifully bright!

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THE DANDY-ANDY BOOK
No author listed. Illustrated by Anne Anderson.
Stock no. 2128224
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. Circa 1916. Almost very good condition.

A book of poems. Off-white cloth with orange title and pictorial onlay to front. 12 beautiful colour plates. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks and some uneven browning to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Corner creasing to a few pages; including a couple of plate pages. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. A few grubby margin marks.

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