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    F. E. Weatherly. Peeps into Fairyland, A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories. London: Nister and Dutton, [1896].

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    With Beautiful Pop-Ups Designed by Ernest Nister

    F. E. Weatherly. Peeps into Fairyland, A Panorama Picture Book of Fairy Stories. London and New York: Ernest Nister and E. P. Dutton & Co., [n.d., 1896]. Oblong quarto. Publisher's binding. Very good.

    With six fine full-page chromolithographed three-dimensional stand-up scenes pulled by linen tapes adhered to the facing pages. Scenes and in-text illustrations by Ernest Nister.

    Original pictorial paper-covered boards with red cloth backstrip. Floral patterned endpapers. Boards rubbed, scratched, and lightly soiled, with a few bumps to edges and corners; extremities worn. Some paper loss to rear board along backstrip. Front hinge cracked. Some rusting from staples. A few creases to front free endpaper. Christmas gift inscription, dated 1896. Colors of pop-ups quite vivid, and all movables in working condition. A charming book in very good condition.

    Six fairy tales illustrated with early pop-up illustrations by German paper-engineer Ernest Nister, with text by Frederick Edward Weatherly who had earlier collaborated with Beatrix Potter and who later wrote the lyrics to the classic song "Danny Boy."

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