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Das Lebendige Bilderbuch mit beweglichen Figuren. Zur Belustigung für Kinder - Fine movables!
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Das Lebendige Bilderbuch mit beweglichen Figuren. Zur Belustigung für Kinder

(Cover title translated: The living picture book with moving figures to amusement for children.)

1865 - Augsburg, Lampart & Comp

Illustrations by Eduard Ille / Wood Engraver - H. Rühling

Title leaf and 9 fine hand-colored plates with movable features.

(Folio) 32x22 cm (12½ x 8¾")

Rare second edition of this early German movable book. With 9 colored movable woodcut plates. This 1865 second edition has one more movable plate than the 1862 edition which had 8. The title page states (translated from German) : “improved and enlarged edition”. – Note: Later editions were published under the title "Lampart's zweites lebendiges Bilderbuch mit beweglichen Figuren. Zur Belustigung für Kinder - translated to Lampart's first living picture book (...)"

Condition: All movables are in fine – complete - all original – working condition. Tabs all original. Boards have some scuffing as shown in the photo. Moveable pages are still bound with original sewing string. Title page and fly leafs and first movable are re-attached. Binding cloth expertly replaced with archival period matching binding tape.
See photos. Please move tabs very carefully.

Notes: “In this genre certainly the highest artistic standing performance before Meggendorfer" (translated quote from Ries, p. 58 - Ries, Hans: Essay on German picture books in: "storybook childhood companion", Munich 1986 )

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$1,750.00


Product Code: A-44

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