- Upper hinge broken; portion of upper margin title-p. cut out. Covers sl. (damp)stained; some repaired marginal tears; worn along extremities; both joints starting/ splitting.
= An attractive pop-up book showing the characteristic Nister charming children with animals in stand-up grotto scenes. Pop-ups come to life as the book is opened, by means of linen tabs attached to the inner margins of the opposite page. Hunt p. 294 and 316. "(...) this being one of the finest of Nister's stand-up books" (E. Quayle, The Collector's Book of Children's Books (1971)). SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE LXXVII.