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Dean & Son antique movable surprise book

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Little Red Riding Hood and Cinderella: with surprise pictures.

London : Dean & Son - Fleet Street, [ca. 1875]

Contains six movable pictures, each has four fold out flaps to create a different picture.

[24] p., [6] leaves of plates : col. ill. ; 20 cm.

Dimensions: 7 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 3/16 in. (19.5 x 17 x 0.4 cm)

Printer: Emrik & Binger (According to old publishers adverts)

Condition: Complete and working. Some pages were reattached with book binding cloth and a couple don't flatten out completely. Inscription on front cover – see photos. Of the 24 "corners" one has been restored from digital copies of another book, and one has been secured with a nearly invisible strip of archival filmoplast. Spine cloth has been replaced. Corner torn on one of the text pages. See photos.

Collector’s corner:

Dean’s Surprise Picture Book series
Collect them all:
Dean’s Surprise Picture Books as listed on the back of this book plus later entries:
1. Transforming Performances (or performers) – 1874 (Available on this website)
2. Robinson Crusoe – with surprise pictures – 1874
3. Punch and Judy with true account of their marriage with surprise pictures – 1875 (See the French edition available on this website)
4. Little red riding Hood and Cinderella with Surprise Pictures – 1875 ( available on this website)
5. Clown & Pantaloon’s Pantomimic Fun and tricks – 1875 (6 pull tab movables)
6. The Surprise Picture Alphabet – 1875 "An illustrated alphabet with each letter having a diagonal crease that folds to reveals an image for that letter."
7. Surprising Comical Characters -1875
8. More Comical Transforming Characters -1875
9. Dame Wonders Changing Characters -1875
10. Peep Show Picture Book -1875 (Available on this website)
11. New Puss In Boots with transforming Pictures - 1875

Later on ( circa 1876 )– more surprise picture books came out :

Marriage of Three Little Kittens – Surprise Picture Books - 1876
Riding Sailing & Swinging - Surprise Picture Books -1876
Philip Leslie and his Robin - Surprise Picture Books – 1876


Product Code: D-8