GORGEOUS MOVABLE BOOK forCHRISTMAS
(A Christmas Joy). Cowern,
Raymond Teague, illus. The birth
of Jesus: A peepshow book. Amsterdam: Folding Books Ltd. (pr. by L. van Leer
& Co.), [1950?]. 4to (17.5 cm, 6.9"). [6 illus.] ff.
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Six stunning, multilayered paper cut-out scenes illustrate this version of the Nativity, the text of which is printed within gilt-stamped architectural frames. Using the cover ties, the book can be formed into a carousel or circle displaying all six pop-up images at once.
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Publisher's quarter blue cloth with color-printed paper–covered sides, original fabric ties intact; minor wear to corners, otherwise clean and fresh. Images bright and unworn. A beautiful copy. (28632)
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