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Nister - Large Pop-up Book -The Land Of Long Ago
Large 1895 Pop-up Book - Pantomime Pictures - Fine


 
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The Land of Long Ago: A Visit to Fairyland with Humpty Dumpty.

Ernest Nister; New York: E. P. Dutton, No date but published in 1898 according to the reference “Peeps Into Nisterland”. Weedon, L. L. - Illus. E. Stuart Hardy. Printed in Bavaria

Contains 6 gorgeous Chromolithographic pull down pop-ups in perfect all original condition

Pop-ups are Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty, Puss in Boots, There Was an Old Woman who lived in a shoe and Beauty and the Beast.

Sepia line illustrations on 21 pages of text. Large oblong format. Green cloth spine, pictorial paper boards. Floral endpapers, no pagination (18 pages)

Condition: Very Good. The pop-ups are fine. Some of the pop-ups have a piece of clean reinforcing tape on the underside of the pull-down only which does not show when the pop-ups are shown. (see photo) Gutters are slightly cracked and several page gutters have been reinforced with linen archival tape. The pages have yellowing consistent with age. The boards have some slight scratching and edge wear – see photos. The spine is in near fine condition.

$780.00


Product Code: N-10

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