Skinner Website
Skinner WebsiteOnline
May 27, 2015 12:00 PM - June 7, 2015 04:00 PMCalender

Dean's New Scenic Books No. 3 Cinderella , Movable Pop-up Book.

Sell one like this
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819TLocation: BostonDate / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM


Dean's New Scenic Books No. 3 Cinderella, Movable Pop-up Book. London: Dean & Son, [n.d., circa 1866]
Octavo, title from front board, eight leaves, each with a pop-up scene, colorful illustrated front board, cloth spine, back board with a publisher's advertisement printed on blue paper with the headline, "New and Amusing Books for the Young," blue endleaves with printed advertisements, three compartments per page, touting twelve different publication series; contemporary book tickets from Librairie Visconti in Nice, France, pasted at foot of front cover (partially torn away) and inside front board; advertisement on back board torn with loss; sewing structure perished, tear with loss along gutter of first leaf, silk ribbons broken and fragmentary, some functional, or partially so, a good candidate for conservation, no pre-existing repairs, 9 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
The publication date is inferred from a small code on the ad on the verso of the back board. Other copies in Worldcat are dated in the same range, with different advertisements.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.


Dean, London, France, Nice