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  • My Own Farmyard Book The Picture Book Maker Series, Ernest Nister
  • My Own Farmyard Book The Picture Book Maker Series, Ernest Nister
Author Name:    Ernest Nister

Title:   My Own Farmyard Book The Picture Book Maker Series

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Good +

Edition:   First edition

Publisher:   London Ernest Nister 1908

Illustrator:   Helen Maguire, William Foster et al

Seller ID:   000962

A rare un-cut example of one of Nister's Picture Book Maker Series which contain model cut-outs of the illustrations for the reader to cut out and insert in the correct place within the book. There is a pocket at the front of the book which houses 8 sheets of chromolithograph illustrations [40 in all] and 4 sheets of black and white illustrations [19 in all]. Within the book there are several printed stories with blank numbered spaces for the illustrations. The theme of the stories / illustrations is animals / victorian children, all very typical Nister. Only one of the 59 illustrations has been cut out and this has not yet been mounted in the book, all of the other illustrations are un-cut, complete and intact. This book, or in fact any of the six titles in this series, is extremely rare in this complete and un-cut and un-mounted condition. Corners worn, edges rubbed, top/tail backstrip bumped. Boards a bit marked / grubby. The top edges of the front pocket holding the illustrations is torn. There is no loss of paper but I haven't repaired it as it actually makes it easier to remove the illustration sheets. Front hinge starting. Some grubbiness internally.

chromolithograph, movable, picture book maker series, children's illustrated, model cut-outs, animals, dogs, farm animals, victorian children, stories,



Price = 425.00 GBP
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