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Dean & Son Home Pantomime Toy Books with Five Set Scenes & Nine Trick Changes: Aladdin or the Wonderful Lamp - Original dean 1879 softcover in very good condition
Dean & Son Home Pantomime Toy Books with Five Set Scenes & Nine Trick Changes: Aladdin - Movable book in excellent complete condition


 
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Dean & Son Home Pantomime Toy Books with Five Set Scenes & Nine Trick Changes: Aladdin or the Wonderful Lamp

London, Dean & Sons 160A Fleet Street - Circa 1879

9 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (25 × 18.5 cm) 9pp with 26pp chromo. litho. illus, on varying sheet sizes

First in the series of Dean's Home Pantomime Toy Books

The books in this Dean's series "Home Pantomime Toy Books" had paper soft covers which caused very few to survive.

Illustrated with 26 pages, varying in size, of beautiful chromo-lithographed illustrations, makes a little book within a book

Condition: Complete without missing pieces. Still well bound, all original with no repairs. Some wear to soft covers with tears as shown in photo. There are also tears on a couple text pages (see photo)
The colored movable pages in the middle are in excellent condition and still bound with the original thread. - see photos.
All in all, amazing condition for this rare soft cover Dean.

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Collector's Corner:

Dean & Son's Home Pantomime Toy Books: (The illustrations are grouped in the center of the book and because of their different lengths – they form simple transformations of the scene) Note: These books were famously pirated by Mcloughlin for his pantomime series. There were 8 titles. The McLoughlin versions had cardboard covers unlike the Dean book here.

Aladdin (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #1
Sleeping Beauty (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #2
Cinderella (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #3
Puss In Boots (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #4
Blue Beard (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #5
Whittington and his cat (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #6 - 1880
Ali-Baba and the 40 thieves : with five set scenes & nine trick changes (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #7 – 1880
Beauty and the Beast: with five set scenes & nine trick changes (Home Pantomime Toy Books) #8 – 1880

International versions (made in partnership with Dean or pirated) of these books include the Dutch books of the same titles published by I. de Haan from Haarlem and the series was known as Nederlandsche prentenboeken voor de jeugd - Tooverboek
Operating from the same town, I. de Haan, worked closely with the multinational printing firm
Emrik & Binger who printed the dutch editions of this book series. I. de Haan operated from 1875 until 1900.








$950.00



Product Code: D-27A

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