New Treasure Seekers

Bastable Children


Author: E. Nesbit

Illustrator: Charles E. Brock

NESBIT, E[dith]. New Treasure Seekers. London: T. Fisher Unwin [1927]. 8vo, 328pp. Blue cloth with spine stamped in gold and front pictorially stamped in blind. Color plate frontispiece by Edmund Blampied and 32 full-page b&w illustrations by Charles E. Brock. Spine ends and lower corners lightly rubbed else a clean, bright copy.


7th printing, being the second printing to have the color frontispiece. Nesbit’s third novel following the misadventures of the Bastable children.  In this collection of 13 stories, the six siblings find themselves getting in and out of trouble, all told with the charming malapropisms and self-proclaimed modesty of the ‘anonymous’ author, Oswald Bastable.