Rare 19th & 20th Century Children's Pop-Up Books (19)
Delightful collection of 20 vintage children's books include many pop-up books and animated pieces. This gentleman spared no expense these were purchased in the 1970s-90s from top NYC book dealers. Many cost $300-500 way back when. Includes: Night Before Christmas (animated) by Wohlberg (1944), Soldier Panorama Book (Dutton, 19th century pop-up), Gemischte Gesellschaft by Meggendorfer (gorgeous 19th century animated), Sunshine by Bemelmans (1950, dj), Animated Pinocchio by Merrill (1940s?), Bemelmans’ The Blue Danube (1950 w/dj), Wizard of Oz with animations by Julian Wehr (1931), Surprising Pictures with wonderful Santa Claus cover (Dutton), two of the Golden Basket by Bemelmans (1936, 1st), Recd Riding Hood pop-up (1961), Pretty Polly (Dutton, 19th century), 1953 viewer book of the Queen’s Coronation, Puss in Boots (Folding Book, Hale, 1951), Ali Baba and the 40 Thieves (1950, Peepshow Book), Land of Long Ago (Dutton, 19th century), Madeline and the Bad Hat (1957, dj), Madeline’s Rescue (1957, 1st edition with dj), Fur Brave Kinder by Meggendorfer (gorgeous 19th century animated), Animals Trip to Sea (Dutton, 19th century). Overall VG.
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