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  • BOTTICELLI'S BED & BREAKFAST. by PIEŃKOWSKI, Jan.
    PIEŃKOWSKI, Jan.
    BOTTICELLI'S BED & BREAKFAST.

    London: Kingfisher, 1996. A Pop-up book of five panels, that can be secured in carousel form with cloth ties to reveal the interior of a house. Each room contains a number of famous paintings. A detachable guide book identifies each work. The paper engineering is by Rodger Smith and Helen Balmer. A fine copy.

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  • CROSSING THE CHANNEL PANORAMA with moveable Pictures.
    CROSSING THE CHANNEL PANORAMA with moveable Pictures.

    London: Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd, No date [cira 1920's]. Illustrated by Barnard Way. A four panel, full colour, panorama of the English Channel, extending to four feet [1.2 metres], Dover Castle and the White Cliffs in the background. There are twelve die-cut shaped pieces – ships, an aeroplane, passengers – that can be moved from panel to panel to create a variety of scenes. Little worn at corners; repaired tear and another short tear to the flap on the final panel; text to the verso of the other two panels. Very good.

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  • LE MOTOGRAPHE ALBUM D'IMAGES ANIMEES.
    LE MOTOGRAPHE ALBUM D'IMAGES ANIMEES.

    Paris: Clarke & Cie, 1899. [27] leaves, printed on rectos only. Coverture by H. de Toulouse Lautrec. Illustrated with 23 coloured plates. “Transparency” contained in pocket on verso of upper cover. Original cloth-backed boards; pictorial front board by Lautrec. 29.8 x 23.5cms. Browning to front and rear endpapers; transparency slightly damaged; slight wear to edges of boards; else an unusually good copy of a scarce optical book. By careful manipulation of the “transparency” over the surface of the illustration, the effect of movement can be achieved.

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  • MOVABLE BOOKS. An Illustrated History. Pages & Pictures of Folding, Revolving, Dissolving, Mechanical, Scenic, Panoramic, Dimensional, Changing, Pop-Up and other Novelty Books from the Collection of David and Briar Philips. by HAINING, Peter.
    HAINING, Peter.
    MOVABLE BOOKS. An Illustrated History. Pages & Pictures of Folding, Revolving, Dissolving, Mechanical, Scenic, Panoramic, Dimensional, Changing, Pop-Up and other Novelty Books from the Collection of David and Briar Philips.

    London. New English Library Limited, 1979. Description: 140 [142] pages. Illustrated throughout with colour plates some of which are folding. Original boards, silver gilt. Pictorial dust-wrapper. Oblong Quarto. First edition. Small tear in bottom front corner of wrapper; else a very good copy.

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  • ROSINE.
    ROSINE.

    London: Dean & Son, Ltd, No date [circa 1930's]. [16] pages. Illustrated through in shades of red, and black & white by Zou Zou. Original pictorial boards, ribbon ties; the upper panel showing the front view of Rosine's trunk; the lower panel, the back view. At the rear of the book, behind an additional illustration of Rosine's trunk, are her legs and head mounted on rivets so that they can be swung out to form a complete doll. Book size: 20 x 20. Rosine, when full extended: 48 cm. There are three other titles listed in this 'doll' series: Nono, Lulu, and Lucette. The book was printed in France, and originally, was almost certainly first issued in French. Head expertly strengthened; some minor rubbing; else very good. Scarce.

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  • ROYAL NURSERY GEOGRAPHICAL COMPANION. No. 7.
    ROYAL NURSERY GEOGRAPHICAL COMPANION. No. 7.

    London: Dean & Son., Threadneedle Street, No date [circa late1840’s]. A hand-coloured lithograph, being one of a series produced by Dean at this time with an integrated moveable wheel. The print shows the five eldest children of Queen Victoria. Princess Victoria, Prince Albert, Princess Alice, Price Alfred, and Princess Helena. Prince Albert points Great Britain in a large framed map of Europe. A hidden wheel shows the capital cites of Europe. 260 x 343 mm. A fine example.

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  • THE CHILDRENS WONDERLAND. (sic.)Verses by H. M. Burnside. Pen & Ink Illustrations by Florence Hardy.
    THE CHILDRENS WONDERLAND. (sic.)Verses by H. M. Burnside. Pen & Ink Illustrations by Florence Hardy.

    London: Ernest Nister, No date. [Circa 1899.]. Seven full-colour “wheel” illustrations operated by ribbon pulls, and other illustrations within the text. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards. Original pictorial wrapper. Some creasing and small areas of loss to wrapper; else a near fine copy of a superb moveable in a modern slipcase. Rare in such pristine condition.

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  • THE MOST AMAZING HIDE-AND-SEEK ALPHABET BOOK. Designed And illustrated by Robert Crowther. by CROWTHER, Robert.
    CROWTHER, Robert.
    THE MOST AMAZING HIDE-AND-SEEK ALPHABET BOOK. Designed And illustrated by Robert Crowther.

    London: Kestrel Books, 1977. With coloured moveable figures operated by tabs that illustrated the letters of the alphabet. Hardcover in glazed pictorial boards as issued, Oblong: 23 x 31 cm. First edition. A fine copy.

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  • THE STORY OF JESUS. Bookano Living Picture Series. Produced by S. Louis Giraud. Illustrations by Eileen M. Watts. by BROWN, F. Lucy Ruston.
    BROWN, F. Lucy Ruston.
    THE STORY OF JESUS. Bookano Living Picture Series. Produced by S. Louis Giraud. Illustrations by Eileen M. Watts.

    London: Daily Sketch and Sunday Graphic Ltd, No date [1938]. Illustrated with six full-colour pop-ups. Original cloth-backed blue boards with pictorial oval pastedown on upper board. Some brown spotting; else a very good copy with all pop-ups in excellent working order, containing in the original cardboard shipping box with 'The Story of Jesus' address label.

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  • THE TOILET. by [GRIMALDI, Stacey].
    [GRIMALDI, Stacey].
    THE TOILET.

    London: Rock Brothers & Payne, No date. (circa. 1850). [20]pp.; printed on one side of page only. Illustrated with hand-coloured lithograph title and nine hand-coloured lithograph plates with moveable flaps. Original black morocco; a.e.g. Upper cover title, The Lady’s Toilet, lettered gilt within a gilt decorative frame. a.e.g. 11.7 x 9.8 cm’s. Neat ownership inscription to front endpaper; else a near fine copy. Rarely found complete or in such good condition.

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  • Tim's Telescopic View of HER MAJESTY'S CORONATION to Celebrate Her Majesty's Silver Jubilee 1952 -1977.
    Tim's Telescopic View of HER MAJESTY'S CORONATION to Celebrate Her Majesty's Silver Jubilee 1952 -1977.

    Banbury: Tim's Telescopic Views, 1977. A colour-printed peepshow of ten sections, including front and rear panels, die cut to form, when expanded, a three dimensional view of the Coronation. Contained in the original slipcase. Case a little rubbed; else excellent.

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