Lot 229 of 338:
Collection of miniature flip books  

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$300 - $500

Collection of miniature flip books


Various places


Various dates


Approximately 26 miniature volumes. Mostly illustrated wrappers. Various sizes.

A selection of scarce miniature flipbooks from the 19th and 20th centuries.


  • 4 different "Living Photograph" flip books. Illustrated from photographs. These books generally in just good condition. Gies & Co., [1890s]
  • Basketball Flip Book. Movie Instructions. The Hook Shot by Wilt Chamberlain, Basketball Great. Illustrated from photographs. Miniature Flip Book Co., [1950s?]
  • Football Flip Book. Movie Instructions. The Block by Lou Little, Famous Coach. Illustrated from photographs. Miniature Flip Book Co., [1950s?]
  • Lee Jouglard: How to Bowl. Illustrated from photographs. Miniature Flip Book Co., [1950s?].
  • Alice's Flip Book. Merrimack, 1982.
  • Off With their Heads! Merrimack, 1982.
  • I Love You. Merrimack, 1983.
  • approx. 16 other miniature flip books, mostly from the early to mid 20th century, some possibly earlier, many used as promotional material for various companies. A few titles are repeated.

Lot Amendments

varying degrees of general wear; all volumes good or better, most very good or better.

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