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Alfred Jacobsen 1907 Paper toy book - Svine-drengen – Movable Flap Book - Fine
Very Rare - As far as we know only "movable" in Jacobsens danske billedbøger series

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Title: Svine-drengen

Danish movable book from 1907. (Undated, 1907 according to Google Books and printed signed Carl Røgind ‘07)

Volume 266 of Alfred Jacobsens danske billedbøger

Author: Hans Christian Andersen (1805-1875)

Illustrated by: Carl Røgind

Publisher: Carl Larsens Forlag, 1907

Length: (8 pages + 4 half pages.) Softcover

Hans Christian Anderson’s fairy tale “The Pig Boy” presented in a movable flap format.

Very Rare - As far as we know only "movable" in Jacobsens danske billedbøger series

4 half page flaps lift to change the scene.

Condition: Fine. Undamaged Book in fantastic condition. It is almost if we pulled this 110 year old book off the shelf yesterday. Tightly bound and complete, no tears, no tape, no writng, no foxing. Covers and pages in excellent shape. See photos.

Story: A stuck up princess refuses the extravagant gifts of a suitor prince, so he disguises himself as a pig boy and sets about to charm her. She proves herself to be, indeed, snobby. The tale is amusing as the pig boy gets the princess to kiss him

Collector’s corner:

Alfred Jacobsen was a 19th and 20th century Alfred Jacobsen was a lithographic art printer and Danish publisher of paper theaters, prints, and a series of picture books. Born in Copenhagen in 1853, he was trained as a lithographer in art press. In 1874 he established his own lithographic institution in Copenhagen and soon began to self-publish.

He started his popular Picture book series “Danske Billedbøger” in 1890 to counteract the import of the popular German books. Each book consisted of 8 small color pages with verses and a color printed cover. The first four books called Nursery rhymes, child's play, How His guardian Geese and Poor Puppy Lise. In 1905, he reached up to no. 200 in the series of Danish picture books. In 1907 he created this one – Svine-drengen - number 266 with movable flaps.

Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author, fairy tale writer, and poet noted for his children's stories. These include "The Steadfast Tin Soldier," "The Snow Queen," "The Little Mermaid," "Thumbelina," "The Little Match Girl," and "The Ugly Duckling." During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide, and was feted by royalty. His poetry and stories have been translated into more than 150 languages. They have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and animated films.” -wikipedia


Product Code: A-43

Antique Vintage Movable Book