Peeps into Fairyland, A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories, Classic Victorian Children’s Three Dimensional Pop-up Book ([ 1896 ])

1896 Victorian Pop-Up Book

Peeps into Fairyland

Published: Ernest Nister

Date: [ 1896 ]

Peeps into Fairyland, A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories, Classic Victorian Children’s Three Dimensional Pop-up Book With an introduction by F. E. Weatherly Ernest Nister (1896) Title page undated, the British Library date this book to circa 1896, written inscription dated Christmas 1897, this a beautifully produced Children’s book from Ernest Nister being a collection of classic Fairy Tales “The Fairy Fir-Cones”, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, “The Blue Bird”, “The Fly-away Flock”, “The Babes in the Wood”, etc., with illustrations within the text and six colourful beautiful pop-ups, the book is a landscape format measuring 14 inches by 11 inches approx. with pictorial covers, 26pp plus the title page, the covers are rubbed around the edges and spine ends, with some mild marking, slightly more noticeable to rear cover, internally old ownership inscription to front blank endpaper, there is a vertical crease to the centre of the front endpaper, light browning to floral endpapers, some mild handling marks to a few page edges, all the pop-ups are in remarkably good condition, and are complete with no missing pieces, nor any creasing. A generally very good example of this delightful Victorian Children’s Pop-Up book, very uncommon with the Pop-Ups in such nice condition

Binding
Cloth

£1200

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