As you flick through the book, the moving picture story illustrates how Bovril puts beef into you.
This well produced book contains a peep show of Queen Elizabeth II’s Coronation as well as an interesting and detailed account of what happens during the ceremony. Published by the Hulton Press, London in 1953. This recent addition to the collection was a generous gift from Peter Lane.
This company produces books like this one for each letter of the alphabet. There is something particularly appealing about a paper e-book.
This book was produced by Editions George Proust – Paris. With the book come 12 postcards showing well known magicians. The book also contains a pliable mirror which can be shaped into a cone so that the anamorphic images on the postcards can be viewed. Purchased from Musée de la Magie, Paris in 2015.
This is a modern version of the age old flick book. Copyright 1996 B. Shackman & Co. Inc., New York. Printed in Hong Kong.
The novelty is that this single sheet of paper has been slit in such a way as to allow it to be folded into the booklet of 8 pages. It was produced for an Art Trail exhibition at Conway Hall, London 4 November 2014 – 28 February 2015. The exhibition was mounted as part of the South London Women Artists Collaborative residency at Conway Hall, Red Lion Square.
This set of ever changing characters was originally published in Germany circa 1890. This version was printed in England and published and distributed by TOBAR LIMITED, Harleston, Norfolk IP20 0PJ. The internal pages are cut into strips so that many combinations of characters can be made.
The book has an optically intriguing cover which produces multiple 3D images of the person looking at it, one image in each of the circular shapes on the cover. The book is full of well presented items, including a pop-up page to illustrate a particular type of optical illusion. Published by Dorling Kindersley, London in 2013.
First published 2009 by Walker Books Ltd, London.
First published in Great Britain in 1998 by Orchard Books, London. Illustrations copyright Nick Sharratt 1998.