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Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: Dick Tracy: The Capture of Boris Arson


Pop-up book: Dick Tracy: The Capture of Boris Arson The popular comic-strip character Dick Tracy was created by Chester Gould for the Chicago Tribune in 1931. Harold Lentz, the paper engineer for this as well as for several other Blue Ribbon Books and Pleasure Books publications in the 1930s, was a master of beautifully crafted pop-up scenes. Written and illustrated by Chester Gould (19001985) Paper engineering by Harold Lentz Published by Pleasure Books Chicago, IL, 1935 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PZ7 .G68Di 1935
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Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: The Jolly Jump-Ups Journey through Space


Pop-up book: The Jolly Jump-Ups Journey through Space From the late 1930s through the 1950s, The Jump-Up family appeared in a series of popular books detailing its adventures, which ranged from exploring a new house and neighborhood to crossing America in a trailer. In this story, the family ventures into space, visiting other planets and encountering friendly aliens. Created by Geraldine Clyne Published by the McLoughlin Bros. Springfield, MA, ca. 1952 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PZ7 .C64Jo 1952c
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Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: Cowboys in Pop-up Action Pictures


Pop-up book: Cowboys in Pop-up Action Pictures This colorful childrens pop-up book, created primarily for boys, tells the story of the Old West through action-packed scenes of cowboys participating in a rodeo, breaking a wild horse, herding cattle, and riding on the trail. Created by E. Joseph Dreany Published by Publicity Products London, England, 1951 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. F596 .D77 1951 Wall Stories: Children's Wallpapers and Books On view: October 3, 2008April 5, 2009
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Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: The Pop-up Pinocchio


Pop-up book: The Pop-up Pinocchio Originally written as a fairy tale by Carlo Collodi in 1883, the story of Pinocchio comes alive in this colorful pop-up edition created by paper engineer and illustrator Harold Lentz. He illustrated and created several such pop-ups in the 1930s for Blue Ribbon Books and Pleasure Books. Written by Carlo Collodi (18261890) Adapted and illustrated by Harold B. Lentz Published by Blue Ribbon Books New York, NY, 1933 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. PZ8 .C7Po 1933
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Cooper-Hewitt - Pop-up book: Puss in Boots


Pop-up book: Puss in Boots The adventures of this resourceful and loyal master cat appear in various folktales throughout Europe. The best known is Le Chat Botté, written by Charles Perrault in 1697. Illustrator C. Carey Cloud and paper engineer Harold Lentz collaborated to create this dramatic pop-up edition. Originally written by Charles Perrault (16281703) Adapted and illustrated by C. Carey Cloud and Harold B. Lentz Published by Blue Ribbon Press New York, NY, 1934
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