Blue Ribbon Books, 1934. First Edition. Hardcover. Good. New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1933. First edition. Hardcover. 95 pp. Good, lacking jacket. Spine has twist and reading creases. Backstrip has several closed tears, longest 4.5". Bumping to board edges and corners. Hinge gapped at front endpapers and several places in text. Front endpaper starting to separate at top corner and gift inscription on verso. Includes 4 pop-up illustrations by Harold B. Lentz; Mother Goose, 4 & 20 Blackbirds, Old King Cole and Humpty Dumpty. Pop-ups are all in very good condition, the goose has light creasing to one wing. The publisher, Blue Ribbon Books, trademarked the term "Pop-up" and patented "self-erecting illustration" in 1933. (Inventory #: 045668)
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