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Three books with "Come to Life" panoramas  

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Three pop-up precursor books



Raphael Tuck & Sons



Three volumes. Illustrated in black and white, with occasional color plates and each with a three-level chromolithographic "Come to Life" diorama. Cloth-backed illustrated boards.

Three books, each with "Come to Life" panoramas, which feature three-tiered centerpiece illustrations. These differ from true pop-ups as the illustrations are only viewable from the front, rather than in 360 degrees.

Defoe, Daniel. Robinson Crusoe. [c.1935]. Illustrated by Howard Davie and R. B. Ogle. Abridged.

Kingsley, Charles. The Water-Babies. [c.1935]. Color plate by Mabel Lucie Attwell. Abridged. Front hinge cracked.

Told by the Animals. [c.1935]. Illustrated by Edwin Noble and others. Ownership inscription to front free endpaper, rear hinge partly cracked.


Lot Amendments

Some wear to bindings, spines a bit creased; some foxing; generally very good.

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