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Lot 0032
Heading: (Movable books)
Title: The Book of Jumping Jim
Place Published: [Germany]
Date Published: [c.1925]

[12] pages illustrated in 3 colors. (4to), color lithograph wrappers, top wrapper with movable plate.

Illustrated tale of a ventriloquist's dummy, titled on the first page: 'Chatterbox: The Ventriloquist's Boy.' Featuring a working movable plate on the front cover; pulling the tab up and down moves the boy's arms, legs and head. Scarce. No copies could be located at OCLC.


Light wear and soiling to wrappers, toning to interior; movable plate in working condition; very good.

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Book of Jumping Jim w/movable plate

Estimate $300 - $500Jun 28, 2018
San Francisco, CA, USA