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Lot of three early pop-up books  

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Three pop-up books

Lentz, Harold B.

New York

Blue Ribbon Books



3 volumes. Each illustrated by the author in black and white, and with one full-color pop-up. (8vo) 21½x16½ cm (8½x6½"), color pictorial boards.

Three pop-up books by Harold B. Lentz, published just four years after the introduction of "pictures that spring up in model form" in Daily Express Children's Annual #1, 1929.  Harold Lentz's Blue Ribbon Books was the first publisher to use the designation "pop-up book".

  • Jack and the Bean-Stalk. NY: [1933]. Hinge partly cracked, ½" tear to pop-up tab.
  • Jack the Giant Killer. NY: [1933].
  • Sleeping Beauty. NY: [1933]. Some tape to bottom panel.

Lot Amendments

Some rubs and shelf wear; very good or better.

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