THE TOY VILLAGE

Georgia Roberts; Katharine Greenland

Published by Ernest Nister, 1906
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front hinge started, small chips on page edges, beautiful color full page ills, 4to, no dj VG, lacking front free endpaper, rubbed board edges, Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: THE TOY VILLAGE
Publisher: Ernest Nister
Publication Date: 1906
Binding: hardcover
Edition: 1st.

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ROBERTS, Georgia. Illustrated by Katharine Greenland.
Published by London Nister (1906)
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Book Description London Nister, 1906. FIRST EDITION (1906), oblong 4to, 230 x 292 mm, 11½ x 9 inches, publisher's tan glazed boards with coloured illustration, (48) pages. Coloured frontispiece, 19 jolly colour plates and some black and white illustrations all by Katharine Greenland. Story in verse: after the waters subside Mr Noah makes himself mayor of a new village he founds, peopled by little wooden folk and animals. The wooden dolls have jointed arms but legs attached to a little round plinth. There are many festivities, a circus, a school. Expertly rebacked in cloth, restitched, endpapers replaced and contents carefully restored. Corners of boards a bit worn, tiny amount of colour restored to upper cover, a few very light scratches to upper cover. Brittle paper has been deacidified, chips and tears repaired, some page edges strengthened, colour touched in on closed tear which just affects image on 2 plates, many pages unevenly browned at outer edges of margins, trace of child's page numbers in top margins, now erased. A good plus copy of a scarce item. MORE IMAGES ATTACHED TO THIS LISTING, ALL ZOOMABLE, FURTHER IMAGES ON REQUEST. POSTAGE AT COST. Seller Inventory # 23710

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ROBERTS, GEORGIA
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Book Description GREENLAND, KATHARINE (illustrator). PUZZLE. TOY VILLAGE PUZZLE BOX based on the book by Georgia Roberts. London & NY: Nister & Dutton, no date, circa 1907. Housed in the original box 10 1/2 x 8 1/4" are 5 wooden jigsaw puzzles with color illustrations by Katharine Greenland. The guide sheet for solving the puzzles is mounted inside the cover and there is a large color plate on the cover. One flap is replaced and archival strengthening of box else really near fine and complete. Characters of the story of Noah's Ark are portrayed as toys. A rare and charming Nister puzzle. See Peeps/Hunt p.108 listing only 4 puzzles. Seller Inventory # 32022

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