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Step back in time with Vintage Popup Books’pre-1930 selection of moveable books, a testament to craftsmanship and creativity across literary genres and historical periods. Delve into Victorian pop-up books with delicate paper engineering and hand-crafted illustrations that transport readers to an era of elegance and storytelling. These early examples often feature intricate mechanisms revealing captivating scenes, blending education and art.
Our curated collection includes rare editions highlighting moveable book design evolution before modern printing techniques. From educational primers to whimsical fairy tales, each book reflects the cultural values and aesthetic sensibilities of its time. Discover historical significance and aesthetic beauty, whether drawn to technical prowess or nostalgic charm.
At Vintage Popup Books, we curate with pride, celebrating moveable books' enduring appeal. Each selection offers a glimpse into the past, inspiring wonder and appreciation. Embark on a literary adventure through time with Vintage Popup Books and discover timeless treasures today.

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Dean & Son - Cosmoramic Pictures - 1870  movable book Raphael Tuck – Life In The Woods

Panorama with a liftable flap on cover and die cut figures inside – Quite Scarce Dutch  Cut and Paste Book 1923  Onze Vacantiedagen Knip-Plak Prentenboek
The Magic Lantern – Struwwelpeter - Rar eDutch edition - movable book with vovelle Antique Movable Book Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer  Meggendorfer Lustige Drehbilder - Scarce Movable Volvelle changing faces Book - 1892
The Magic Lantern – Struwwelpeter - Rare French edition - movable- vovelles
Rare GERMAN EDITION with Dust Jacket of Ernest Nister’s “Ride A Cock Horse” Schaller & Kirn. Fürth 1885 - Unusual Vovelle Movable with changing faces Polichinelle Movable Published by A. Capendu,Editeur, Paris - 5 movable pages - Fine condition - similar to Dean & Son  movable Punch books
Raphael Tuck - Panorama book - unpunched! "Off For The Holidays" Raphael Tuck - Panorama book - unpunched! "Robinson Crusoe" Father Tuck's Meadowsweet Farm Panorama book Panorama
Raphael Tuck - Panorama book - unpunched! "Cinderella" Raphael Tuck - Panorama book - unpunched! Feathered Friends Raphael Tuck - Panorama book - unpunched! "The Three Little Kittens
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Antique Movable Book Raphael Tuck Buttercup Farm Antique Movable Book Raphael Tuck Buttercup Farm Meggendorfer - Das Puppenhaus. (The Doll's House) with original Slipcase
1890s Honest Long Cut "Buffalo Bill Wild West Show" Game
Complete with all original Figures and Tab Sets, Program, and Play Board. 
Designated "N143" in the American Card Catalog THE HISTORY AND ADVENTURES OF LITTLE HENRY  1810  2cond edition - complete! Capendu antique movable book
Vintage moveable book 1910, also published in France by Capendu and English by L. W. Walter
1893 COLUMBIAN EXPOSITION CHICAGO WORLD'S FAIR POP-UP Book Aschenbrodel  punch out panorama 1911  - by Tuck German partner  A. Molling - Very Fine Antique Peepshow tunnel book with original slipcase
Antique Vintage movable pop-up book 1800's
Dean & Son -  Happy Children Movable Book 1800's Dean & Sonbook with surprise model pictures Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable Red Riding Hood
Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable pop-up  Book Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable pop-up  Book
Antique Movable Book -A. Capendu Le Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb) movable pull tab book  c: 1890 Antique Pop-up Book Dean & Son Dean & Son - Dean's New Scenic Books #3 - Cinderella
Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable Book
Dean & Son - DEAN'S movable FAN Dean & Sonbook with surprise model pictures Antique Movable Book Rudolf en Susanna, of Beloond Ouderliefde. The only movable in the Dutch series of novelty dress books...........
Vintage movable pop-up book 1800's
Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable pop-up Book Dean & Son antique movable surprise book Dean & Son - Surprise panoramic - House That Jack Built  - movable book c: 1887
Dutch edition - Dean's Scenic Series #2
Dean & Son Antique Vintage Movable Book
SOLD - Dean & Son - Tale Of an Old Sugar  Tub With Surprise Model Pictures - complete Meggendorfer Game Meggendorfer - Regardez moi - French movable book
Rare Meggendorfer card game
Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer - Nah und Fern Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer Lebende Thierbilder Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer Die Uhr
Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer  Artistic Pussy Antique Movable Book Meggendorfer  Allerlei fur Jung und Alt - First German edition. With 8 movable color-lithographed plates International Circus 1800's original book
Lothar Meggendorfer´s AFFENTHEATER panorama Antique Movable Fold Out book. The ABC Surprises- Lothrop Publishing Theater-Bilderbuch by Löwensohn and Capendu
Antique Movable Fold Out book
German pop-up book. Grosse Menagerie, Lebende Bilder aus der Thierwelt German pop-up book. Grosse Menagerie, Lebende Bilder aus der Thierwelt Spooner's Protean Views: The Thames Tunnel changing Queen Victoria’s 1837 Coronation Procession from Buckingham Palace
G.W.'s Transparencies: The Thames Tunnel

Published by Reeves & Sons McLoughlin Bros. Wild Animal Panorama in slipcase Novelty! Metamorphoses picture book - Antique movable slice flap book
Antique toy slice movable book
Cutouts for Peep Show- Circa 1750 - 1830 Dolly’s Peep-show Picture book Nister’s last movable book The Myriopticon: A Historical Panorama of the Rebellion by Milton Bradley and Co. 1866
Antique movable vovelle  navigation book published in 1776 Theater-Bilderbuch by Löwensohn and Capendu Scarce French antique Paper Doll cut out book - 1905 - AMAZONES D'HIER ET D'AUJOURD'HUI PARÍS
Capendu -  Antique movable slice flap book Favourite Picture Book Antique tissue pop-up book The Cinema Book The Little Green Man of the Sea -  Includes original Cinemascope - early movable book
Antique Vintage Movable pop-up tissue book
Vintage moveable book 1910
Fables de Florian Mises en Action - Set of 2 movable (slotty) antique children's books  - A AND B Chez Nepveu, Paris. 1821 - Livre Anime ADutch Movable 1880 Flap & Movable Figure Book Dean & Son  Dioramic Pages - Rare and unusual movable book with beautiful effects in very good condition
Vintage movable pop-up book 1800's
Circus Memorabilia and nineteenth century movable ephemera Madame Saqui Antique Movable Book PANTOMIME TOY BOOKS Antique Movable Book PANTOMIME TOY BOOKS
Vintage movable book 1800's
Antique Movable Book PANTOMIME TOY BOOKS Novelty! Metamorphoses picture book - Antique movable slice flap book Spear's Comical Tivoli Game with movable clowns
Vintage movable book 1800's
The British Army Infantry (Paper Toy by Raphael Tuck) Circa: 1904 Ernest Nister - Moving animals - An unusual transformational movable book 1913 Small Slice Book World's Fair of 1867 souvenir
unusual movable antique book At The Farm – Antique un-punched movable book Saafield Tissue Honeycomb antique pop-up book
Antique Vintage Movable Book Antique Vintage Movable pop-up tissue Book - Triumph Edition
antique tissue paper pop-up Favourite Picture Book Antique tissue pop-up book #1 Favourite Picture Book Antique tissue pop-up book
Antique Vintage Movable pop-up tissue Book Antique Vintage Movable pop-up tissue book #1
A very exciting find - a second unseen version of the the other "Favourite Picture Book" that we have listed.
Antique Movable dissolving scenes book Les Surprises Livre D’images by Guerin Muller  1860's This is a transformation book. The "magic colored pictures" are half illustrations, which transform that portion of the picture to the second part of the verse. Humpty Dumpty. : Magical changes with Mother Goose Melodies Dean & Sonbook with surprise model pictures
Antique Vintage Movable Flap Book
Dean & Sonbook with surprise model pictures Raphael Tuck -  Father Tuck's Noah's Ark with Movable Pictures book Panorama pop-up movable Dance Program - antique 1876
Tiny peepshow from 1876
METAMORPHOSES antique movable flap book - Bavaria - Antique multi layer peepshow Christmas Card Complete set of six pop-up views of Paris from 1900 Worlds Fair
Tiny peepshow from 1800's
See interesting blog link on these books in description
   
 
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