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    Clifton Bingham. Happy Families and Their Tales: A Volume of Pictures & Stories of Domestic Pets. London and New York: Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton, n.d., circa 1890.

    Oblong Quarto. 25 pages, with five mechanical images and numerous line drawings throughout.

    Another in Nister's popular line of mechanical children's books, this one focusing on farm animals. Glossy pictorial boards with red cloth binding. Moderate soiling to boards; moderate rubbing and bumping to edges and corners. Five charming chromolithographed pop-up images; some gutters and pop-up hinges reinforced. Some pop-ups bear creases and minor damage; generally very good to fine. Moderate age-toning and occasional foxing throughout. With accompanying stories and verses by L.L. Weedon, Ruth Deane, and Clifton Bingham, popular British children's author. From the Robert and Diane Yaspan Collection.


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