London & New York: Ernest Nister & E. P. Dutton & Co., [ca. 1895].
First edition. Oblong quarto. Cloth backed (red) color pictorial paper covered boards. Unpaginated. Six wonderful chromolithographic three-tiered pop-up plates, half-tone illustrations in the text).
Six cleverly-designed pop-up plates depicting wild animals in captivity. One of Nesterís more fragile pop-up books, the plates are in a remarkable state of preservation. Some Edge and corner wear, rear panel rubbed and with dusty soiling; stray fox marks, baby tiger in one diorama seems to be missing part of its head; very good. One of Nisterís most celebrated pop-ups.
Price: $1,250.00 Item #4272