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THE CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1608760
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.
A reproduction from "The Children's Tableaux", first published in 1896 by Ernest Nister. Glazed pictorial boards. 5 wonderful pop-up scenes. ISBN: 0510000908. Popups in good working order.
THE LAND OF LONG AGO - A VISIT TO FAIRYLAND WITH HUMPTY DUMPTY
Written by L.L. Weedon. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1315804
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. circa 1898. Good condition.
Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, pictorial boards. Floral decorated endpapers. 6 beautiful pop-up scenes which are illustrated by chromolithographs. B/w text illustrations throughout. A book of traditional fairy tales. Spine professionally replaced and joints reinforced. Corners worn. Scratch marks to rear cover. Creases to the bases of the pop-up scenes but otherwise the pop-ups are complete, bright and working. Contents are been reinforce with tape at inner margins. Page corner tips lightly creased and some finger and other marks to contents.
Written by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404960
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1979. Slightly better than very good condition.
A reproduction from an Antique Book by Ernest Nister. Original published in 1892. Pictures changed by moving the tab. Glazed boards. ISBN: 0001956477. Spine a little bumped. Creasing to the laminate on the rear board. Slight bumping to edge of front cover. All revolving pictures in very good working order.
WHAT THE CHILDREN LIKE
Written by F.E. Weatherly; Ernest Nister; et al. Illustrated by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 1404845
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1897. Slightly better than good condition.
A pop-up book with introduction by Weatherly. 5 pop-up scenes plus numerous b/w illustrations. Green cloth spine, pictorial front board shows children dancing around a Christmas tree. Decorative endpapers. Nister no. 853. Spine bumped and worn. Corners bumped and very worn. Board edges are scuffed. Boards are scratched and a bit grubby. Front joint cracked. Endpapers and page edges browned. Staples rusty. One page, which has ragged edges, is detached. 4" tear to last page of text plus other smaller tears to page edges and margins. Light colouring to several illustrations. Some fingering to contents. Horse's tail slightly creased in second pop-up, and couple of small patches of surface paper damage in deer pop-up. Other pop-ups nice and bright.
HAPPY FAMILIES AND THEIR TALES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2119369
Published by Ernest Nister. Circa 1901. Fair condition.
Large oblong format. Cloth cloth spine, pictorial front cover. 5 beautiful fold-down full-page chromolithographed layered scenes. B/w illustrations. 2 pop-up pages are MISSING!!! Bumping and wear along cover edges; some chipping. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Some grubby margin marks. Some pop-ups have come unstuck, but could be repaired. Reading copy only!
THE PICTURE SHOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 1404715
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.
Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing girl dressed in clown suit. "A Novel Picture book For Children". Four pop-up colour pictures. B/w text illustrations. Spine bumped, rubbed and a little grubby. Corners bumped and worn. Board edges a little rubbed. A few small scratches to covers. Joints beginning to crack. Couple of hinges cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Small booksellers label to rear pastedown. Edge of front endpaper a little ragged. Foxing and a few light marks mostly to page edges. Pop-ups are in excellent working order.
IN AND OUT AND ROUND ABOUT
Written by Clifton Bingham; et al. Illustrated by Louis Wain; et al..
Stock no. 1311368
Published by Ernest Nister. Good condition.
A book of transformation pictures. Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board shows two dogs looking through window at robin. 6 colour illustrations which transform when the tab is pulled down. B/w text illustrations including 4 b/w cats by Wain to the last page. Last tab/transforming picture is not working and some small tears/chips to the surround of this one, others in good working order. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints cracked. Small booksellers sticker to rear pastedown, Staples rusty. Grubby fingermarks throughout. Scuff marks to rear cover, corners slightly worn.
MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1105850
Published by Ernest Nister. 1873. Almost 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. Binding and tabs repaired. A moveables in working order. Neat inscription and name stamp to front endpaper. A few scattered foxspots to contents. Corners rubbed. Covers slightly scuffed with name stamp to front. A nice bright copy.
PEEPS INTO FAIRYLAND
Written by E. Nesbit; F.E. Weatherly. Illustrated by E. Stuart Hardy.
Stock no. 1303868
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1896. Almost very good condition.
A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories. Nister book 633. Six stunning three-dimensional stand-up scenes. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, colour pictorial paper boards. Front cover shows the Babes in the Wood riding on a leaf in the air harnessed to a pair of robins. Green/white floral endpapers. Spine has been rebacked with red cloth. Corners and cover edges are worn. There is some scuffing to the covers. Front free-endpaper is missing. Inscription in ink to top margin of title-page. One page has a large closed tear which has been neatly repaired. From the pop-up scenes there are some flowers missing at the top of the fairy's oar (in the swan picture) and the giant is missing from behind Jack (in the Jack and the Giant picture) otherwise the pop-ups are complete, bright and in excellent working order. The text pages are well fingered and thus a little grubby. A decent copy of a scarce pop-up book.
THE PICTURE SHOW
No author listed.
Stock no. 1302306
Published by Ernest Nister. circa 1895. Good condition.
Green cloth spine. Pictorial front board showing girl dressed in clown suit. "A Novel Picture book For Children". Four pop-up colour pictures. B/w text illustrations. Spine worn at top and tail. Corners worn and cover edges rubbed. Joints and hinges cracked, front free-endpaper missing. A few loose pieces to first pop-up and skipping rope is twisted (but still intact), other 3 pop-ups in excellent working order. Some tears to inner margins and some loose pages caused by the cracked hinges. Some light page browning and fingering. Still a nice copy of a very scarce Nister pop-up.
PUZZLE PICTURES FOR THE LITTLE ONES
Written by L.L. Weedon.
Stock no. 824337
Published by Ernest Nister; E.P. Dutton & Co.. Circa 1915. Good condition.
Nister No. 4320. Blue cloth spine, pictorial paper boards show three children and a dog with a finished snowman holding an umbrella. Verses by L.L. Weedon. Transforming pictures operated by two revolving discs. B/w text illustrations. REDUCED from Â£280. Corners lightly worn, rear cover scratched and scuffed. Joints and hinges strengthened with clear tape. Prize plate to front pastedown. First hinge pulled. All five transforming scenes have a certain extent of repair - at least one side of the picture is very cleverly matched to make a whole border once more (not affecting the moving picture). Some tape repair to moveables. Overall a presentable copy of an unusual item.
No author listed. Illustrated by Ernest Nister.
Stock no. 822518
Published by Pop-Up Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.
An address book featuring revolving pictures beautifully reproduced from antique originals first published at the end of the 19th century by Ernest Nister. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Four transforming pictures. ISBN: 1888443413. A few light, minor marks to boards. Contents clean and unused!