No date. Research shows that this moveable was likely published in 1914* by Sully and Kleinteich - Later published under "Pictorial Color Book Company". PCB was incorporated in 1920 and published these books again in 1922. "Pictorial Color Book Company" is identified by a strip of paper on the title page. They took the Sully and Kleinteich inventory and pasted their name on them. This is a first edition printed in Germany. We have a later edition of the same title with "Pictorial Color Book Company" actually printed on the book cover and 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 - all original
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Similar Pictorial Color Book Company and (Sully and Kleinteich) moveables also published include:
"Little red Riding Hood"
"The Performing Bears"
"The Night Before Christmas"
(This listing is for "Puss In Boots" as described above only)
The 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". They were listed as being published by Sully and Kleinteich.
They were also all listed on page 743 of Publishers Weekly, Volume 86 By R.R. Bowker Company, 1914.
They were also listed as new books on page 616 of The Bookseller, newsdealer and stationer, Volume 40, also published in 1914.