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The Mammoth menagerie

Label
The Mammoth menagerie
Title
The Mammoth menagerie
Contributor
Lithographer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
The Showman series
Series volume
no. 2
Label
The Mammoth menagerie
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A theatrical pop-up book from the Showman series, published ca. 1880 by McLoughlin Brothers of New York, the first American publisher of pop-up books, and featuring three-dimensional chromolithographed scenes of zoos, aquariums, circuses, and theaters, designed and executed by the firm of Jakob Ferdinand Schreiber of Esslingen, Germany. Poems on each leaf are covered by an illustrated flap, painted like a scroll, and showing a wild animal in its natural environment. When the flap is raised to form a three-dimensional tableau, the animal appears in a cage or an aquarium, or on a stage
  • Title and series from illustrated cover; publisher and date from University of Delaware Library Special Collections online exhibit "World of the Child: Two Hundred Years of Children's Books", curated by Iris R. Snyder, 1998 (http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/child/)
  • Chromolithographer from p. [2]: "Impr. J.F. Schreiber, Esslingen."
Dimensions
35 cm.
Extent
[2] p., [6] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Stiff brown paper boards; large (33 x 23 cm.) chromolithograph of children and parents waiting in line to enter menagerie affixed to upper board. Purchase, Cattermole 20th Century Children's Books, 2008, with funds from the Theresa G. Aaron Children's Book Endowment.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10756037
  • ucoclc10756037
Label
The Mammoth menagerie
Publication
Note
  • A theatrical pop-up book from the Showman series, published ca. 1880 by McLoughlin Brothers of New York, the first American publisher of pop-up books, and featuring three-dimensional chromolithographed scenes of zoos, aquariums, circuses, and theaters, designed and executed by the firm of Jakob Ferdinand Schreiber of Esslingen, Germany. Poems on each leaf are covered by an illustrated flap, painted like a scroll, and showing a wild animal in its natural environment. When the flap is raised to form a three-dimensional tableau, the animal appears in a cage or an aquarium, or on a stage
  • Title and series from illustrated cover; publisher and date from University of Delaware Library Special Collections online exhibit "World of the Child: Two Hundred Years of Children's Books", curated by Iris R. Snyder, 1998 (http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/child/)
  • Chromolithographer from p. [2]: "Impr. J.F. Schreiber, Esslingen."
Dimensions
35 cm.
Extent
[2] p., [6] leaves
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Stiff brown paper boards; large (33 x 23 cm.) chromolithograph of children and parents waiting in line to enter menagerie affixed to upper board. Purchase, Cattermole 20th Century Children's Books, 2008, with funds from the Theresa G. Aaron Children's Book Endowment.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10756037
  • ucoclc10756037

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