House of Arden


Author: E. Nesbit

Illustrator: H.R. Millar

NESBIT, E[dith]. The House of Arden. A Story for Children. Illustrated by H.R. Millar. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1908. 8vo, 350pp + [2] advts. Red cloth pictorially stamped in gilt. 33 b&w plates. Spine ends and corners a bit worn, slight abrasion to cloth affecting gilt illustration on spine panel, rear cover lightly rubbed, endpapers a tad foxed, else an internally clean, bright copy of this scarce book.


First edition. A magical novel from the early master of children’s fantasy. Edred Arden and his sister Elfrida inherit the dilapidated Arden Castle, and with the help of a magical creature called a Mouldiwarp they travel back in time to find the family’s lost treasure and restore their fortunes.