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BABY BEARS' PICNIC
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BABY BEARS' PICNIC

By JEWETT, JOHN HOWARD

PETHERICK, ROSA. (PETHERICK,ROSA)illus. BABY BEARS' PICNIC by John Howard Jewett. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1908. 16mo (4 1/2 x 5 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, edges rubbed, light soil on rear cover else VG. Featuring 30 full page chromolithographs and 35 black and whites by Petherick showing the adventures of 3 baby bears with children, forest creatures, an elf and more. This is a title in Nister's Little Mother Series. See Peeps p. 145.

$250.00

AIRSHIP PANORAMA BOOK
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AIRSHIP PANORAMA BOOK

POP-UP. (NISTER) AIRSHIP PANORAMA BOOK. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1910. Oblong 4to (8 1/2 x 7 1/2"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest but of cover rubbing else a fine copy. Illustrated with 4 fabulous pop-up pages, each with a different blimp or balloon that pops-up as the page is turned: airship flies over a polar bear in the frozen north, airship flies over soldiers in the battlefield firing a gun, airship flies over a garden party with festive balloons, airship hovers over the Statue Of Liberty in New York Harbor. The text is in verse and text pages are illustrated in brown. Rarely found in such nice intact condition.

$2750.00

STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN
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STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN

By ANDERSEN, HANS

HARDY, E.S. ANDERSEN,HANS CHRISTIAN. STORIES FROM HANS ANDERSEN translated by by W. Angeldorff. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1900. 8vo (7 x 9"), orange gilt pictorial cloth, all edges gilt, some cover soil and spine faded a bit else VG+. 29 fairy tales are illustrated by E.S. HARDY with 6 amazing chromolithographed plates, lovely full page half tones and a profusion of full page and smaller black and whites throughout the text. A lovely edition of these tales and a fine example of a children's book from the turn of the last century.

$225.00

TIN TAN TALES                                        27125
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TIN TAN TALES 27125

By KASSON

TSCHANTRE. ANTHROPOMORPHISM. TIN TAN TALES by Gracia and E. Tschantre. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1900. 4to (9 x 11"), cloth backed pictorial boardsds, edges rubbed and some margin soil else VG+. Printed on thick board pages individually hinged into the book. A most unusual book written in verse, this tells the tale about life in Tin Tan Land whose occupants are all anthropomorphized household objects. Every page features marvelous chromolithographs showing the activities of these unusual objects. An imaginative book and certainly something different. Very hard to find in nice condition.

$500.00

COMICAL DOINGS
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COMICAL DOINGS

WAIN, LOUIS. (WAIN,LOUIS) and others illus. COMICAL DOINGS. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1913. 8 1/2 X 10 1/2", cloth backed pictorial boards, resewn corners worn, edges rubbed, rear cover soiled some, tight and VG. The text by Clifton Bingham and R.K. Foster consists of more than 100 humorous poems about a variety of animals. There is a tipped in color frontis and then all illustrations are in line. Illustrated by Wain with 6 double page spreads and many half-page and smaller illustrations throughout the text. Also illustrated by several other artists. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 70 this with no ads. Very scarce.

$400.00

MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES FOR CHICKS OF ALL SIZES
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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES FOR CHICKS OF ALL SIZES

By WEATHERLY, FRED E.

MOVEABLE. (NISTER) MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES FOR CHICKS OF ALL SIZES, verses by Fred. E. Weatherly, Clifton Bingham and others. London: Nister, no date [1893]. Folio (10 1/4 x 12 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, some edge rubbing and usual wear to tabs else a VG+ clean and bright copy of a book usually found in wretched condition. This is a wonderful VICTORIAN TRANSFORMATION BOOK with 8 fine chromolithographed tab-operated plates. When the reader pulls the tab, the slatted illustration dissolves to reveal another picture below (done by an un-named artist). All except one involve little children at play or with pets and one has a marvelous humanized stork that turns into a humanized puffin. Each plate faces a page of verse with charming illustrations in line. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 313.

$1200.00

PIG TALES
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PIG TALES

By GASK, LILIAN

MAGUIRE, HELENA. NISTER PUB. PIG TALES by Lilian Gask. London: Nister, no cate, circa 1890. 12mo (4 1/2 x 6 1/2"), pictorial cloth, VG+-Fine condition.. 4 original fairy tales about pigs by Gask are illustrated with 4 chromolithographed plates by Helena Maguire. Also featuring 6 full page and 13 partial page black and whites by E. Heatly. A charming book.

$125.00

PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES
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PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES

By WEATHERLY, F.

HARDY, E.S.. MOVEABLE. (NISTER) PLEASANT PASTIME PICTURES by F. Weatherly and Clifton Bingham. London: Nister (1894), 8vo (7 x 7 3/4"), cloth backed pictorial boards, slightest bit of rubbing else Fine. Featuring 6 very charming slatted moveable chromolithographed plates that reveal new pictures when the tabs are pulled. Three of the plates feature adorable cats. Illlustrated in black and white on text pages by E.S. Hardy, G.H. Thompson, W. Foster and Lawson). See Peeps Into Nisterland p.330.

$950.00

WHAT A SURPRISE
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WHAT A SURPRISE

By LOWE, CONSTANCE

MOVEABLE. (NISTER) WHAT A SURPRISE by Constance Lowe. London: Nister, no date, ca 1906. 4to (7 1/2 x 10"), cloth backed pictorial boards. Slight bit of soil and rubbing else near Fine. There are 6 fine chromolithographed leaves operated with a complicated mechanism that has the upper picture open on the diagonal to reveal another below. This is a wonderful Nister mechanical with an unusual mechanism. See Peeps Into Nisterland p. 299.

$1250.00

NIGHT SONGS AND SKETCHES
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NIGHT SONGS AND SKETCHES

By NESBIT, E.

MACK, ROBEERT ELLICE. NESBIT,E[DITH]. NIGHT SONGS AND SKETCHES selected and arranged by E. Nesbit and Robert Ellice Mack. NY: E.P. Dutton, no date, circa 1890. Produced and printed ny Nister. 8vo (6 x 7 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, string ties, all edges gilt, one corner slightly worn else Fine. Poems evocative of the night by various authors including Edith Nesbit. Illustrated with lovely dark toned chromolithographs or in line on every page. A rare Nesbit title and a lovely Victorian production.

$100.00

NOON
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NOON

By NESBIT, E.

MACK, ROBEERT ELLICE. NESBIT,E[DITH]. NOON SONGS AND SKETCHES selected and arranged by E. Nesbit and Robert Ellice Mack. NY: E.P. Dutton, no date, circa 1890. Produced and printed ny Nister. 8vo (6 x 7 1/4"), flexible pictorial card covers, all edges gilt, light stain in upper corner of pages and spine strengthened, G-VG. Poems by a variety of poets including 3 by Nesbit. Illustrated with lovely dark toned chromolithographs or line illustrations on every page. A rare Nesbit title.

$60.00

MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES
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MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES

MOTHER GOOSE. (NISTER) MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1890. 4to (7 1/4 x 9 1/4"), pictorial cloth, 239p., near Fine. This is a comprehensive Mother Goose with more than 200 rhymes (with index). Illustrated with 40 chromolithographed pages (full page and partial page) and with line illustrations throughout on almost every page of text. Great copy of a great Mother Goose.

$400.00

MASTER QUACK AND MISS DUCK
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MASTER QUACK AND MISS DUCK

SHAPE BOOK. MASTER QUACK AND MISS DUCK. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1890. Measuring 3 3/4" wide x 2 5/8" high, diecut in the shape of ducklings, in Fine condition. Illustrated with 4 wonderful chromolithographs plus great cover to accompany a story in rhyme. (Not in Nister bibliography).

$225.00

RULE OF THREE

By GLASGOW, GERALDINE

NISTER PUB. THE RULE OF THREE by G.R. Glasgow. Lond.: Nister ca 1890. 12mo, cl. backed pict. bds, cover rubbed else VG. A thin little book illus. with 2 beautiful full page chromolithographs, 2 full page illustrations in brown and text illus. in brown line.

$60.00

OUR BABY'S OBJECT BOOK

OBJECT BOOK. OUR BABY'S OBJECT BOOK. Lond.: Nister ca 1890. Oblong small 4to, cloth backed pictorial oards, some finger soil, VG. Each page is filled with fine chromolithographs of everyday objects in a young child's life from toy soldiers and a toy drum to a coffee mill and sewing machine. Very evocative of the era.

$250.00

SOMETHING FOR A WET DAY

By HOYER, M.A.

NISTER PUB. SOMETHING FOR A WET DAY or Uncle Jack's Assortmentby M.A. Hoyer. Lond.: Nister ca 1890. 12mo, cl. backed pict. bds, cover rubbed else VG. A thin little book illus. with 2 beautiful full page chromolithographs, 2 full page illustrations in brown and text illus. in brown line.

$60.00

SHINING HOURS

By VREDENBERG, EDRIC

NISTER PUB. SHINING HOURS. Lond. & NY: Nister circa 1890. Slim, 12mo, cloth backed pictorial boards, light cover soil, VG. Original fairy tales and poems illustrated with 6 fine full page chromos plus full page and in text illus. in brown line. Includes cats and little children.

$150.00

GENERAL JACK

By VREDENBERG, EDRIC

NISTER PUB. GENERAL JACK by Edric Vredenberg. NY: Nister circa 1890. 12mo, cloth backed pictorial boards, light cover soil, VG. A little boy named Jack wants to be a soldier. Illustrated with 4 fine full page chromos plus illus. in brown line.

$100.00

MISS BUSY BEE

By GLASGOW, GERALDINE

NISTER PUB. MISS BUSY BEE by G.R. Glasgow. Lond.: Nister ca 1890. 3 X 3 5/8", cl. backed pict. bds, Fine. A little book illus. with 4 beautiful full page chromolithographs.

$75.00

DOCTOR DICK

NISTER PUB. DOCTOR DICK. Lond.: Nister ca 1890. 12mo, cl. backed pict. bds, cover rubbed else VG. A thin little book illus. with 2 beautiful full page chromolithographs, 2 full page illustrations in brown and text illus. in brown line.

$60.00

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