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Hoyer, M. A.; Boyle, Marie; Haskell, L.; Burnside, Helen Marion; G. R. G. (Six Volume Set)
Set of Six Ernest Nister Miniature Books For Children: The Cat's Concert; The Tale of a Dog; Three Little Maids From School; Snapdragon; A Birthday Present; A Rabbit's Tale
Ernest Nister Ernest Nister. Good. 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall Pictorial paper-covered boards with linen spines. Each of the six volumes has four colour plates and line drawings in text. Five of the six vols state 'Nister & Co. No. 1396. Designed in England, Printed in Germany'; the sixth, 'A Birthday Present' states 'London, Ernest Nister; New York, E. P. Dutton & Co; .Printed in Bavaria' and has floral endpapers where the others have plain. 'A Birthday Present' is also the cleanest and brightest of the six vols, the others having varying degrees of wear and soiling to wraps, browned pages and rusting staples. No inscriptions to any of the books. The colour illustration to front of'The Cat's Concert' looks like the work of Louis Wain. .
Bookseller: Bath and West Books, PBFA
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