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Nesbit, E.
THE STORY OF THE TREASURE SEEKERS
T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1899. Being the adventures of the Bastable children in search of a fortune. With illustrations by Gordon Brown and Lewis Baumer. Pp. xii+298(last colophon)+[10](advertisements), frontispiece with tissue guard, plus 16 plates; dark green pictorial ribbed cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, the spine and upper board featuring details from two of the plates by Gordon Brown, the boards a trifle warped, slightly soiled and rubbed, fore-corners bruised, light damp stain to upper board; a.e.g.; upper hinge starting, scattered light foxing and occasional slight soiling; T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1899. First edition. Goodacre, p. 461. *Nesbit's first great success, and one of her best loved books. The first story about the Bastable family, portions of which had previously appeared in the Pall Mall Magazine, the Windsor Magazine, the Illustrated London News and Nister's Holiday Annual. All but two of the illustrations are by Gordon Brown. [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Kay Craddock - Antiquarian Bookseller [Melbourne, VIC, Australia]
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