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The Performing Bears - The Pictorial Moving Picture Books - Movable pull tab book - 1914

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The Performing Bears - The Pictorial Moving Picture Books - Movable pull tab book

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The Performing Bears - The Pictorial Moving Picture Books

11 pp. - half-cloth binding - 23.3 × 18.2 cm

No date but research shows that this series was likely first published in Germany in 1914*. The New York Publisher below was incorporated in 1920 - The inscription in front of the book is dated 1922.

The publisher "Pictorial Color Book Company, NY" is printed on the title page.

4 tab activated moveables in excellent condition with 4 pages of text - see pictures

Spine is strong and not loose with intact original binding

Book measures 9 1/8" x 7 1/4" and is complete with all moveable pages intact and working.

Pages have normal age foxing, movables are bright and beautiful

Tear around tab only, no missing pieces - no writing other than inscription "to Junior from Aunt Helen and Uncle Carl - Xmas 1922" - Movables are all original and in Excellent Condition

Hard cover book with red cloth spine wrap.

7 1/4" x 9 1/4"

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Collector's Corner:

Collect them all :*

Similar Pictorial Color Book Company (Sully and Kleinteich) moveables also published (all with an original price of 35 cents) include:

"Little red Riding Hood"

"The Performing Bears"

"The Night Before Christmas"

"The Circus"

(This listing is for "Puss In Boots" as described above only)

* The Pictorial Color Book moveables above were all listed on page 266 of "The Dial" volume LVI January 1914. The Dial was an American magazine published intermittently from 1840 to 1929. In 1914 it called itself a "Semi-monthly journal of literary criticism, discussion, and information".

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Product Code: A-16

Antique Vintage movable book from the Pictorial Moving Picture Books