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70/2117 The Showman's Series IV The Children's Year
70/2117 The Showman's Series IV The Children's Year
70/2117 The Showman's Series IV The Children's Year
70/2117 The Showman's Series IV. The Children's Year. New York, International News Company, (±1884), 4 chromolithogr. pop-up plates, each w. fold. leaf w. printed text, orig. clothbacked boards, 4to.

- All plates loose and w. some (sm.) tears (a few lacking sm. portions); lacking one text leaf and 2 lvs. loose, all lvs. frayed along edges (some lacking sm. portion). Spine worn and dam. at foot; covers (water)stained and worn along extremities; backcover lacks sm. piece in outer margin.

= Comprises: 1. Spring; 2. Summer; 3. Fall and 4. Winter. Cf. Pop-up and Movable Books p. 483 (mentions the McLoughlin series w. individual publications). The Little Showman Series by the McLoughlin Brothers were the first movable books published in America. Usually published w. a single pop-up, this combined series is extremely rare. No copies traced. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXX.

€ (200-300) 230