What a Surprise

Cooper-Hewitt - Mechanical book: What a Surprise


Mechanical book: What a Surprise This book contains images that dissolve and transform into others to illustrate a series of fairy tales, including Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Ernest Nister, a German printer working in Nuremberg, developed several such movable books in the 1890s. Written by Constance M. Lowe Paper engineering by Ernest Nister Published by Ernest Nister and E. P. Dutton & Co. London, England, and New York, NY, ca. 1900 Smithsonian Institution Libraries. Z1033.T689 L69 1900
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