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Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Bound with dark green cloth spine and colour illustrated paper covered boards. Floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor light rubbing to edges of boards and corners. Some minor handling marks to rear side. Else cover very clean and bright. Some fading to endpapers. Neat pencil inscription to front “Gracie M. Durnford, 1893.” Professional reinforcements to inner hinges. A couple of minor handling marks and light foxing spots to pages, some darkening to mounting of last colour plate. Else a very clean and tight copy, with revealing plates in very good condition (plates are segmented in 4, with no tears or sticking.) 14pp. + 3pp adverts. With b&w illustrations within text, and 6 “Transforming Pictures” in colour, with pull-flaps which reveal a further 6 colour plates (12 total). On of the three cover illustrations is an early “Peter Rabbit” by Beatrix Potter. Uncommon and a nice example of an early Potter image. It depicts a rabbit opening the door on a snowy morning to see a gift of a basket full of carrots and other vegetables. Verses inside are accompanied by six transforming pictures. Tell Me A Story Dorothy, Day Dreams, Tessa and Jacko, Kept In, Mamma Tabbykins Family (In the style of Louis Wain, signed “G.H.T.”), Night and Morning.
Title: CHANGING PICTURES, A Book of Transformation Pictures Printed by E. Nister at Nuremburg (Bavaria.)
Publisher: London & New York, Ernest Nister, E.P. Dutton & Co., n.d. ca1890:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 81834
Keywords: Childrens POTTER, Beatrix: CHANGING PICTURES, A Book of Transformation Pictures, Printed by E. Nister at Nuremburg (Bavaria.) reveal, flaps, Ernest Nister, E.P. Dutton & Co., 1890, 1893, Tell Me A Story Dorothy, Day Dreams, Tessa and Jacko, Kept In, Mamma Tabbykins Family, Louis Wain style, Night and Morning.