New Treasure Seekers

Bastable Children


Author: E. Nesbit

Illustrator: Gordon Browne

NESBIT, E[dith], New Treasure Seekers. Illustrated by Gordon Browne and Lewis Baumer. London: Ernest Benn [1974]. 8vo, 328pp. Maroon cloth with spine stamped in gold. 33 full-page b&w illustrations. A fine copy in original pictorial dust jacket (spine a bit sunned).


3rd printing of the Ernest Benn edition. 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.