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MY POP-UP BODY BOOK
Written by William Petty. Illustrated by Jennie Maizels.
Stock no. 2132527
Published by Walker Books. Circa 2010. Very good condition.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Amazing pop-ups, tabs, flaps and facts! ISBN: 9781406317923. 3rd printing. Tear to ear on 2nd scene. A couple of pull tabs are stiff - one appears partially broken. Rest is in very good working order!
THE UNIVERSE A THREE-DIMENSIONAL STUDY
Written by Heather Couper; David Pelham. Illustrated by Harry Willock.
Stock no. 2132526
Published by Century Publishing. 1st 1985. Very good condition.
From the awesome fury of the Big Bang to the calm of an endlessly wheeling galaxy. Square format, glazed pictorial boards. Amazing pop-ups. Paper engineering by James Diaz, David Carter and David Pelham. ISBN: 0712607749. Pop-ups in very good working order.
No author listed. Illustrated by Robert Hynes.
Stock no. 2132525
Published by National Geographic Society. 1st 1985. Very good condition.
A National Geographic Action Book. Glazed pictorial boards. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Pop-ups in very good working order.
ENCYCLOPEDIA PREHISTORICA DINOSAURS
Written by Robert Sabuda; Matthew Reinhart.
Stock no. 2132524
Published by Candlewick Press. 1st USA 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Definitive Pop-Up! Featuring more than 35 pop-ups. Includes information on more than 50 different species of dinosaur. ISBN: 9780763622282. Couple of small creases to pop-ups. One corner tab has small tear. All other pop-ups in excellent working order!
THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR
Written by Eric Carle. Illustrated by Eric Carle.
Stock no. 1318680
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st UK 1970. Very good condition.
Oblong format. White glazed pictorial boards. Watch as the caterpillar eats his way through the book! ISBN: 024101798X. Some slight wear to cover edges. A few light foxspots and some light page browning to contents else clean, without names or inscriptions.
KELLOGG'S FUNNY JUNGLELAND MOVING PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318587
Published by W.K. Kellogg. Circa 1932. Very good condition.
Card wraps. Pictures of jungle animals in strips which can be moved around to form peculiar creatures! A few lines of rhyme to each page. Front cover has possibly faded a little. Contents appear to be clean and complete.
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 1818420
Published by Bancroft & Co.(Publishers) Ltd.. Circa 1961. Almost very good condition.
Oblong format. Green cloth spine. Pictorial card wraps with moveable tab to front. 8 pop-up scenes with some moveable tabs. Spine and contents very well re-inforced with string binding visible on outer cloth spine. Pop-ups in excellent working order. A few scattered foxspots present.
8192 CRAZY PEOPLE
No author listed. Illustrated by Walter Trier.
Stock no. 1318451
Published by Atrium Press Ltd.. 5th Slightly better than very good condition.
Spiral bound, pictorial boards. Pages divided into three-parts to turn over and make 8192 crazy people. Minimal rubbing to corners.
PLAYETTE PHONE BOOK
Written by Larry Wise; M. Goldsmith. Illustrated by Dick Briefer.
Stock no. 1318330
Published by Playette Corp.. Circa 1945. Good condition.
Spiral bound pictorial boards. Front board has a picture of a telephone with centre piece cut out and handset which can be lifted from the cradle. All pages have a circle cut out where dial of telephone (situated on inside rear cover) fits through. The phone dial makes a clicking noise when turned. Corners bumped, covers edge worn. Numbers showing through dial are a little worn. Receiver is worn where it 'rests' on front of book. Contents clean. Unfortunately the phone dial no longer makes the clicking noise.
GIANTS OF THE SEA AND SKY
No author listed.
Stock no. 1318254
Published by B.B. Ltd.. Circa 1950. Very good condition.
A magic cover book. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Scene on front cover changes with movement of tab. 5 full-page colour illustrations (double-spread to centre pages) and b/w text illustrations to other pages. Changing scene to front works. Slight creases to cover corners and light rubbing to edges. 2" tear to base of spine. Contents clean.
HURRAY FOR PEREGRINE PIG
No author listed. Illustrated by Tatjana Hauptmann.
Stock no. 1318181
Published by Ernest Benn. 1st 1980. Good condition.
Large square format. Matt pictorial boards. Follow Peregrine Pig's adventures through the full-page colour pictures (no text). Some pages shaped and cut-out to provide 3D scenes. A delightful book. ISBN: 0510000916. Spine and corners are bumped and worn. Foxing to covers. Front joint is just starting to crack. There is light foxing on the reverse of the pages (white paper, not visible on illustrated sides).
No author listed.
Stock no. 1317939
Published by P.M. (Productions) Ltd.. Very good condition.
A 'Magic Book' with eyes that move and glow in the dark. Pictorial cardwraps, front shows an owl with moving eyes. Colour illustrations throughout different animals, with holes cut out so that the moving eyes show through. Covers edge rubbed, foxed and browned on rear cover. Page browning and foxing to contents. Contents part detached from cover at lower staple.