Lot 192 of 350:
Three-tiered pop-ups of wild animals by Nisker  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$510
$200 - $300

The Model Menagerie with Natural History Stories

Weedon, Lucy L., Evelyn Hetcher and others

London [&] New York

Ernest Nister [&] E.P. Dutton & Co.



Unpaginated. Six chromolithographic three-tiered pop-up plates, half-tone illustrations in the text. (Oblong 4to) 27x35 cm (10½x13¾"), red cloth-backed color pictorial boards. 

Six cleverly-designed pop-up plates depicting wild animals in captivity. One of Nisker's more fragile pop-up books, the plates are in a remarkable state of preservation.

Lot Amendments

Edges and corners worn, rear panel rubbed and with dusty soiling; title page and first leaf may be slightly trimmed at bottom edge, stray fox marks, baby tiger in one diorama seems to be missing part of its head; very good.

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