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Rare Pull The Tab Raphael Tuck Mechanical Book Chromolithographic Antique Gift

£750.00

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SKU 1385 Category

Description

Rare pull the tab Father Tucks Fairy Tales book from the Mechanical Series .
The quality of this book is absolutly stunning it has four tales each with a pull the tab picture.Little red riding hood “Lift up the latch and walk in” writing in red & green tone print two pages.
Ali Baba “Morgiana and the Robbers” writing in green tone print one page.
Cinderella “Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother” writing in green tone print one page.
The Sleeping Beauty “The Prince Kisses the Sleeping Beauty” writing in green tone print two pages.
The book has a red cloth spine front back cover been in hard board and is No 3109, Publishers to the queen.

Period

As it says Publishers to the Queen I would say before 1901 but there is no date in the book.

Origin

Raphael Tuck & Sons Ltd London Paris New York. On the front of the book it has Designed In England Printed in Bavaria.

Condition

I would say very good.
The spine is very sound.
The front & back boards have light surface wear.
Inside pages paper has slight discolouring & finger marks to the edges.
There is a small tear on the Ali baba story to the left of tab approx. 3.5cm long & two small tare’s to picture of same story at the left of the arch way bottom edge approx. 1cm & on the middle pot where the head comes out of pot, if tab is pushed up to far it crease’s & has torn approx. 1cm.
The ends of the tabs are well worn.

Please check with pictures, any questions please email me.

Size

250mm

190mm

Weight Together

170g(Not including packing)

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