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Dean's Moveable Books. Old Woman and Her Silver Penny - Complete Dean & Son movable book from 1859

Dean & Son antique movable book Dean's Movable Books. Old Woman and Her Silver Penny
Dean's Moveable Books. Old Woman and Her Silver Penny - Excellent condition and complete antique movable book


 
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Dean's Movable Books. Old Woman and Her Silver Penny

London: Dean & Son 11 Ludgate Hill n.d. [1859 as indicated by printing key 4000 - 1, 59 on lower left back cover].

Small quarto. (8)ff. Octavo (9 3/4" x 6 3/4"; 248 x 171 mm).

Eight hand-colored wood engraved movable plates

Excellent condition. Original pictorial boards with some rubbing, cloth spine in excellent shape, all original complete working movables with original tabs. No tears, no repairs, no writing, no missing pieces.See photos

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Collector's Corner:
One interesting feature unique to this title is the twisted blue and white sting that the old lady uses around her pig's leg to help tame him on one of the movables.

This book is part of Dean’s Moveable Book Series
Each book in the series had 8 movable plates, Pull tabs that moved 2-3 parts of each image.
The size of each was 11 ½ x 7 ½ inches; 285 x 185mm or 9 ¾” X 6 ¾”
This series was published from 1857 to 1864 and cost 2 schillings each.
They were advertises at the time as "Dean & Son's Series of Two Shilling Coloured MOVEABLE-FIGURE BOOKS, CHANGEABLE SCENE BOOKS, &o. By a mechanical contrivance, the principal Characters move and act in accordance with the incidents of the Story"
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Note: According to old book references from the time you could pay an extra shilling(3s) for untearable cloth on some of the titles. It is interesting that the untearable cloth books were more expensive than the moveables.

Collect them all: The first 15 books in the series* were: (Note that quite a few came after this, we are researching all the titles and will report a full - as far as we can find - Dean movable title list to our newsletter subscribers and customers in the future)

Old Mother Hubbard – or The amusing story of old Mother Hubbard and her
wonderful dog or - Mother Hubbard and her dog ( Dean’s moveable book series) #1 - 1857

Cock Robin or – Who killed Cock Robin ( Dean’s moveable book series) #2 - 1857

Red Riding Hood - Dean’s moveable Red Riding Hood or - The history -1857
of Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf ( Dean’s moveable book series) #3

Dog’s dinner Party ( Dean’s moveable book series) #4 -1857

The Book Of Games and Pastimes – or – Child’s Book of Sports and Pastimes ( Dean’s moveable book series) #5 1858 – 8 movable pages

Little Old Woman and her Pig or The amusing story of the little old woman and her obstinate pig / The Funny Old Woman/ Old Woman and her Silver Penny ( Dean’s moveable book series) #6 -1858

Royal Moveable Punch And Judy - ( Dean’s moveable book series) #7 -1858 14" x 9.75" (Note size variation)

The House that Jack Built. ( Dean’s moveable book series) #8 - 1859

The Three Little Kittens that Lost their Mittens ( Dean’s moveable book series) #9 - 1859

Dean’s Moveable ABC - A was an Archer - ( Dean’s moveable book series) #10 – 1859

The story of Ned Nimble and how he built his pretty new house. ( Dean’s moveable book series) - #11 - 1859.

Robinson Crusoe - ( Dean’s moveable book series) #12 – 1860

Pussies Party ( Dean’s moveable book series) #13 - 1861

Cinderella ( Dean’s moveable book series) # 14? -1861 (We have never seen this one but it was advertised as part of the series as "in press", not to be confused with Dean's Cinderella books in other series such as scenic, surprise, etc..)

Dean's Moveable Book for Little Volunteers. (How to be a Rifleman.). #15 ? -1861

*First 11 taken from Christian Witness and Congregational Magazine - Volume 1 - Page 23 - 1859

It is also interesting to note that Dean's movable's often varied in actual titles and covers - the moveable's inside were essentially the same however. The example below shows two different covers for Ned Nimble. Titles also cited as: The cottage that Ned Nimble built: Showing the trades of bricklayer, sawyer, carpenter, painter, &c. Also: The history of how Ned Nimble built his cottage. Also: The story of Ned Nimble and how he built his pretty new house.





$650.00


Product Code: D-25

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