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    Two Children's Movable Books by Lothar Meggendorfer and One Other Moveable.

    Three books, including: L[othar]. Meggendorfer. Moving Picture Series, Volume II: More Living Animals. New York: The International News Company, 1884. Quarto. Unpaginated. Five hand-colored movables (the "Owl" plate is missing, perhaps others). Illustrated paper boards. Covers soiled and creased. Outer spine has been repaired with black tape. Binding is broken; pages are detached. Some of the workings and tabs have been repaired, most function but are very fragile. In need of restoration. Fair. [and:] Lothar Meggendorfer. Allerlei Tiere [Curious Creatures]. München: Braun und Schneider, [n.d. ca 1888]. Quarto. Unpaginated. Text in German. Seven hand-colored movables of various animals. Illustrated paper boards. Covers soiled; thumbspots to some pages. Outer spine strengthened with black tape. Colors of illustrations vivid. Mechanicals still move (the crab is a bit iffy), but all are fragile. In need of restoration. Good. [and:] Fred E. Weatherly. Touch and Go, A Book of Transformation Pictures with Verses. London/New York: Ernest Nister/E. P. Dutton & Co., [n.d., ca. 1894]. Quarto. Unpaginated. Eight chromolithographed movables. Much Christmas-related content. Illustrated coated boards and patterned endpapers. Binding broken; the pages that are not completely detached are hanging on by strings. Illustrations on title page have been colored in by a child's crayon. Bookplate to front pastedown. Neat gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper, dated 1894. Many of the movables damaged and not functioning. Restoration needed. Poor.

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