1899 De Wolfe & Fiske Revolving Toy Book - THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT with a nice volvelle cover.
Author: Published by De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. Publishers.
Title: THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT.
Publisher: Boston, Published by De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. Publishers, no date (1899). First edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 10 ".
Pages: 28 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated hardcover with cloth spine binding and Movable Revolving Vovelle Cover (hinges fine, overall slightly worn, soiled and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (tight and clean, rare light foxing or staining - as shown, name of a previous 1901 owner on the first endpaper - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the colored revolving illustration on the cover and the black&white illustrations throughout. The movable cover is in very good condition. Very nice! Scarce in any condition!
Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide)
The book: Attractive and Uncommon movable cover book, consisting of 18 short children's stories, The House that Jack Built being the longest. Beautiful!
The publishers: De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. was a publishing company based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. The company was founded in 1878 by Frank H. Fiske and Arthur T. De Wolfe. Initially, the company focused on producing souvenir books featuring photographs of popular tourist destinations, but they soon expanded their publishing offerings to include novels, children's books, and other popular literature.
De Wolfe, Fiske & Co. became known for producing high-quality, beautifully illustrated books. They employed a team of skilled artists and engravers to create intricate illustrations and decorative designs for their publications.
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