Lot 2043: HAPPY STORY LAND c1914 Antique Children's Literature Published By Ernest Nister Color Plates Molesworth Hoyer Nesbit WeatherlyPlatinum House
December 9, 2012
Ithaca, NY, USALive Auction
Title: Happy Story Land: A Volume of Stories and Verses
Author: uncredited author
Publisher: Ernest Nister / E. P. Dutton & Co.
City: London / New York
Year: circa 1914
Binding Style: Hardcover
Width: 7.75" Height: 9.5"
Condition / Notes: This is a scarce work of children's literature published by Ernest Nister and numbered 3221. Contains contributions by Olive Molesworth, M. A. Hoyer, E. Nesbit, F. E. Weatherly et al.
Antique volume is bound in illustrated paper-covered boards with gray cloth backstrip. Book shows mild external wear, with light soiling to covers and minor loss of material at outside corners of boards. Binding is firm. Endpapers display light smudging. Previous owner's inscription in pencil appears on blank preliminary page. Pages are clean and without markings, with bright full-page color & b&w illustrations, as well as a number of textual illustrations.
Book is preserved in transparent plastic cover.
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