London: H. Grevel and Co. Hard Cover. Folio. Poor. Item #011258
no date, presumed late 1800s. Illustrated paper covered boards. Narrow folio. 17 pp (plus verso of last leaf, which is blank). Color movable images throughout. Book begins at the preface, with no title page present, presumably as issued, based on OCLC records. A movable toy book by Lothar Meggendorfer, a German cartoonist and artist, known for his pop-up or movable books. This focuses on various farmyard animals including an owl, ducks, sheep and cows. POOR condition. Front cover DETACHED, with the spine MISSING and all leaves essentially DETACHED from each other. Heavy darkening, some scuffing, soiling and staining to the covers. Heavy scuffing and scraping along the extremities, with superficial loss of paper at the corners. Paper browned in the interior, with minor to moderate scattered soiling and staining throughout. Some movables are no longer moving, or moving with difficulty. One missing a pull tab and another apparently missing a small piece. Some tearing to the movable pages along the cut sections of the paper.
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