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HAUNTED HOUSE
Written by Jan Pienkowski. Illustrated by Jan Pienkowski; Jane Walmsley.
Stock no. 2137403
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1982. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 spooky pop-up scenes with moveable parts. Paper engineer Tor Lokvig. ISBN: 043495635X. Bumping and fading to spine. Duck wings are NOT flapping. Clock handles are Missing. Ghost tab NOT working.

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THE TERRIFIC TIMES TABLES BOOK
Written by Kate Petty. Illustrated by Jennie Maizels.
Stock no. 2137400
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Chant them. Shout them. Learn them. Enjoy them. Those all-important times tables have never been so much fun! ISBN: 0370324447. Swivel moveable to first page appears to be stuck/broken. All other pop-ups and lift-the-flaps in very good working order.

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RIPLEY'S SEARCH FOR THE SHRUNKEN HEADS AND OTHER CURIOSITIES
Written by Robert L. Ripley. Illustrated by Robert L. Ripley.
Stock no. 2137350
Published by Ripley Entertainment Inc.. 1st 2007. Very good condition.

Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Many lift-the-flap, open the envelope and some pop-ups. ISBN: 9781893951242. One page tab has broken off - but piece is still present and loosely inserted.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK
No author listed. Illustrated by Vojtech Kubasta.
Stock no. 2137343
Published by Murray's Children's Books. Circa 1978. Very good condition.

An All Action Treasure Hour Pop-up Book. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 pop-up scenes. All illustrations, including front cover by Kubasta. Spine is faded. Crease to Giant's neck on moveable pop-up. Brown marks to edges of last page. A few small edge-creases, but pop-ups in very good working order.

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THE DOLL'S HOUSE
Written by Lothar Meggendorfer. Illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer.
Stock no. 1319988
Published by Kestrel Books. 3rd 1979. Very good condition.

A reproduction of the Antique Pop-Up Book. The book unfolds to over four feet, revealing five old-fashioned domestic scenes connected by doors which open and close. Size when closed is 8.5 x 10". ISBN: 0722655347. Covers are edge rubbed. Name and date in ink to rear cover. Contents fine.

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MORE PLEASANT SURPRISES
Written by F.E. Weatherly.
Stock no. 1318965
Published by Ernest Nister. 1st 1893. Very good condition.

Large format. 13 x 10 inches. Red cloth spine. Colour pictorial boards. 8 chromolitho moveable pictures. Pull the tab and the picture changes. B/w illustrations. Text in verse. Spine bumped and some light rubbing to cover edges. A few light spots to front edge of spine and some light scuffing to rear cover. Generally covers bright. Joints are cracked. Inscription in ink to verso of front free-endpaper. The second moveable image is not working - could possibly be repaired. Otherwise, all others in excellent working order. Some light foxing and page browning and the pull-tabs are just a little grubby from fingering. Overall a super copy of a scarce moveable book.

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MAGIC WINDOWS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2127390
Published by Collins. 1st thus 1981. Very good condition.

Reproduction of an Ernest Nister moveable book 'In Wonderland'. Square format. Glazed pictorial boards. 6 transforming pictures operated with a ribbon. ISBN: 000195654X. Bumping to spine. Small tape repair to first window.

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THE REAL SKY-BLUE
Written by Bela Balazs. Illustrated by Mary Shillabeer.
Stock no. 2124729
Published by John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st 1936. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story is about the son of a poor washer woman. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. With one moveable piece and fold out picture. Fading to cover edges. Corners are bumped; chipping to base of spine. Some browning. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Creasing to edge of fold-out page.

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AN EXPLANATION OF THE TUNNEL UNDER THE THAMES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123644
Good condition.

Thin card covers. Blue cloth spine. One text page, with 4 'fold-out' pages, in concertina style. Unusual item. Some creasing. Foxing and browning, with grubby marks. Small inscription in ink down margin of text page. A little surface paper damage to very bottom of text page, with small amount of loss to text.

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THE ART OF MAURICE SENDAK
Written by Selma G. Lanes. Illustrated by Maurice Sendak.
Stock no. 2122444
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 1981. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cloth. "Sendak's Life and Works are explored in affectionate detail, including many colour and b/w illustrations and folding plates, a moveable scene and a facsimile of the tiny mock-up that Sendak first made for the story that would later become Where The Wild Things Are". ISBN: 0370303865. A lovely copy.

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JACK AND THE BEANSTALK ANIMATED PICTURES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1316147
Published by Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial boards. Inside both covers there is a colour illustration with movable parts. One other colour illustration and two-tone illustrations throughout. Covers are edge rubbed/worn. Old biro price to top of rear cover by spine. Name in blue biro to top of title-page. Staples are rusty causing some slight staining at inner margins of pages. Some light fingering to contents else clean. Movable parts are in good working condition.

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THE THREE BILLY-GOATS GRUFF
Written by P.C. Asbjornsen; Jorgen Moe.
Stock no. 2121993
Published by Rudolf Steiner. Circa 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 3 page fold-out moveable book. ISBN: 8290024088. Some creasing and foxing to item. Moveable still appears to work.

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