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Novelty! Metamorphoses picture book - Antique movable slice flap book

Novelty! Metamorphoses picture book - Antique movable slice flap book
Rare French Movable Slice Flap book from the 1920's

Alternative Views:

Luv Mégret, Les Multiples Travestissements de Toto Luco.

Paris, G. Gérardin, 'L'imagerie de Paris' n.d. (CA: 1920)

French Transformation Book – hardback - 33 x 23,5 cm

6 metamorphosis plates cut into 3 horizontal strips, orig. boards, 4to.

Condition: Inside very good and complete. Of the 18 strips two have tears as shown in the photos.
Cover a bit worn, binding worn but still together with original staples – see photos.

Collectors’s Corner:

Publisher-printer of children's books in the 1920s, L'Imagerie de Paris mainly published alphabet books, coloring books and tear-proof albums on canvas. It appears that Luc Megret worked with Gérardin in the early 1920’s
Source: https://data.bnf.fr/en/11915435/luc_megret/

Other Gerardin tansformation book titles were:

La Ménagerie Janus, la plus extraordinaire du monde by Luc Mégret (1924 )
A French rag book with pinked edges for children which includes seven animals. Each page is divided into three sections allowing for the transformations.

Les méthaphorses de Mennlato Le Magicien. Album à transformations by Luc Mégret (1920’s )
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Product Code: F-1