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The Movable Book Society: A Celebration of…

The Movable Book Society: A Celebration of Pop-up and Movable Books

by Robert Sabuda

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a purple cloth-bound book in a similar box, interesting history of movable illustrations. ( )
  overthemoon | Jul 7, 2006 |
To commemorate its 10th Anniversary, the Movable Book Society created this amazing book on the history of pop-ups and movable books, beginning with Matthew Paris, a Benedictine monk who created the first known paper movable, the volvelle, and on to the twentieth-century. The text and illustrations were done by contemporary pop-up gods like Robert Sabuda, and depict a variety of movables, including turn-up books, dissolving views and, of course, pop-ups.

The book is bound in purple cloth, and is housed in a similarly-covered drop-spine box with a ribbon lift. Very classy.
  lilithcat | Oct 25, 2005 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0974677507, Hardcover)

This Movable Book Society (MBS) 10th Anniversary special limited edition contains pop-up and movable reproductions from some of the most famous historical creators in the field. Explore more than 700 years of movable book history from Paris to Penick! Contains 11 full color pop-ups and movables, including reproductions of historical creators Matthew Paris, Robert Sayer, Dean & Son, Lother Meggendorfer, Ernest Nister, S. Louis Giraud, Harold B. Lentz, Julian Whr, Geraldine Clyne, Vojtech Kubasta, and Ib Penick. In addition, each pop-up cover includes a biography of the original artist. These are written by members of the MBS (Robert Sabuda, Ann R. Montanaro, and Ellen G. K. Rubin). Purple, cloth-bound hardcover in matching slipcase with ribbon and magnetic closure. Limited to 2500 copies. Measures approximately 8 1/2" x 10 1/4."

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