A beautiful First Edition copy of THE PICTURE SHOW, A Novel Picture Book For Children. Published by Ernest Nister in London, England and E.P. Dutton, New York, NY, ca: 1895. A Victorian pop-up book that contains four excellent working pop-ups that are both colorful and wonderful to gaze at. Poems for children that include full page and in-text black and white illustrations. Book is in very good condition with no loose, torn or missing pages and binding, which is string, is tight. Illustrated front board has minor soiling and rear board, the soiling is heavier. Boards show corner tip wear. Internally, pages remarkably clean for their age with minor soiling to a few pages. Very little foxing noted. The book has been professionally repaired (first pop-up) and front and rear end pages replaced. All in all, a well preserved clean copy of a rare and difficult to find children's book. Height of book is 9 3/4" and width is 7 3/4". Unpaginated (pages unnumbered), however, book is complete, all pop-ups attached firmly and working well.

ITEM ID
RL-597
ITEM TYPE
Antique

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The Picture Show/ A Victorian Pop-up Book

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