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Lot 223: 941-27Pop-up Bilderbuch - - Weedon, Lucy L. u.a. The model menagerie. With

Rare & Valuable Books, Modern Art, Prints & Photographs

by Nosbüsch & Stucke GmbH

November 4, 2016

Fasanenstraße 28, Berlin, Germany

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Description: 941-27Pop-up Bilderbuch - - Weedon, Lucy L. u.a. The model menagerie. With natural history stories. Mit 6 farblithographischen Pop-up-Tafeln und 26 Illustrationen. London, Ernest Nister u.a., (1895). 14 Bl. 27,3 x 35 cm. Farbig illustrierte Original-Halbleinwand (berieben und etwas bestoßen, kratzspurig).
Erste Ausgabe. - Hunt S. 293, 326 (mit Abbildung) und 338: "This was the 1st Edition of this pop-up-book with a difference; the scenes were made to look like wild animals in their cages in a zoo (probably London Zoo) which children at the time loved to visit ... Each scene contained a pale-blue die-cut card with bars, decorated along the top with cream scrollwork and two fern leaves with a lion's head in the centre." - In den Käfigen können eine Löwenfamilie, ein Rehgruppe, eine Tigerfamilie, ein Affenrudel, ein Braunbär sowie ein Elefant bestaunt werden. - Vorderes Innengelenk angerissen, Block innen mehrfach mit Leinwand verstärkt, untere Ecke der Textblätter etwas geknickt, Mechanismen teilweise nicht intakt, 1 Figur mit Läsur.

First edition. - With 6 col. lithogr. pop-up plates and 26 illustrations. Orig. illustr. half cloth (rubbed and bumped). - Inner front hinge partly burst, some strengthening with cloth to inner margins, lower corner of text-leaves creased, mechanism of pop-up plates parlty not intact, 1 figur with blemish.

Artist or Maker: Weedon, Lucy L. u.a.

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