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(POP-UPS) GIRAUD, S. Louis, ed.

Bookano Stories: with pictures that spring up in model form.

[Pot-Pourri Edition].

Published: London, Strand Publications, [1930s]

Stock code: 34426

Price: £75

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First Edition, First Impression. The British Bookano series (the name was a play on the popular Meccano modelling set) are the first truly “automatic” pop-up books. S. Louis Giraud produced 16 annuals in the series from 1929 to 1949; this is the “Pot-Pourri Edition”, with that title on the spine.

Quarto (214 168 mm). Original colour pictorial boards, pictorial endpapers. B&W illustrations, colour lithographed frontispiece, and 5 pop-up illustrations printed on coloured backgrounds. Title-page printed in red and blue with coloured vignette. Extremities worn, boards slightly bowed, third pop-up defective with partial loss of frog figure

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