Moveables

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

    London: Published by the author and sold by W. Sams, Bookseller to H. R. H. The Duke of York, 1821. Second edition. Illustrated with nine of hand-coloured plates with flaps which when raised reveal virtuous versions of the articles found on a young lady's dressing table: the enchanting mirror (humility); a wash to smooth wrinkles (contentment); a universal beautifier (good humour); matchless ear rings (attention), best white paint (innocence), superior rouge (modesty), a mixture to sweeten the voice (mildness and truth), fine lip salve (cheerfulness), and the late King's eye water (benevolence). Original printed paper covered boards. 133 x 108 mm. Spine restored; boards lightly soiled and rubbed; corners worn; else a very good copy with all flaps present. The first edition was published in the same year.

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