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introduction by F E Weatherly. New York/ E P Dutton/ London/ Ernest Nister 1896
This 1896 rare "pop up" is a larger format (11x14 inches). There are six full page pop ups all in great working order. The book contains several stories and a pop up to go with each one. Each pop up has three layers with illustrations for each layer.
The book is in very good condition with clean interior pages having very slight age toning and occasional very minor smudges. The front free end paper has old tape shadows which are present on the back end paper as well.
The edges and corners of the book are worn . The red cloth spine is tight. There is no dust jacket.
Genre: Children's pop up book
Florence Holbrook. Chicago/Rand McNally/ 1910
This 1910 book is in a larger format (9x11 inches) with a brown cloth cover and a colorful front plate. The cover shows wear around the spine top and bottom. There is no dust jacket.
The book contains clean interior pages with a full page illustration and a 4 line rhyme for each letter of the alphabet.
All text references Native American words. There is name neatly written on the front and back end papers.
Genre: Children's alphabet book
This 1920 set of four small books of hand colored plates of French fashion from 1795 to 1900. Each book contains 20 plates approximately 3x4 inches on heavy card stock.
The first series goes from 1490 to 1645. The second series goes from 1645 to 1720, the third from 1720 to 1775, and the last from 1775 to 1790.
The cards are in very good condition. The envelopes are a little fragile. The slip case is in very good condition.
The pictures show the four books and one set of 20 cards