Lothar Meggendorfer's transformation pictures * "first performance" with 6 panels * rare! * around 1894

Product.Nr.: 15219

900,00 €

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  • weight 1 kg

product description

  • Germany around 1894
  • Verlag von J. F. Schreiber Esslingen, 2nd edition
  • illustrated by Lothar Meggendorfer
  • extremely rare drawing picture book
  • First Introduction Morphing Pictures
  • with title vignette, text illustrations and 6 chromolithographed plates
  • two-layer draw mechanism
  • with funny and imaginative metamorphosis pictures to the stories of the unruly donkey, stupid August, the fisherwoman, the negro in Cameroon and others
  • a completely new image appears by vertically moving the four horizontal image strips
  • 16 pages
  • Material:
  • Original cloth binding with front cover illustrated in colour
  • Dimensions:
  • 13.9 inch x 10 inch
  • State:
  • Drawing mechanisms all perfectly intact
  • Endpaper with dealer's stamp
  • Binding stained and light-stained
  • Pull mechanisms partially inconspicuously restored, there image sections with small corner tears