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Blinky Bill

Blinky Bill "Magic Action" Book

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Blinky Bill "Magic Action" Book

by WALL, Dorothy

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About This Item

Racine (Wisconsin): Whitman Publishing, 1935. First Edition. Rare pirate 'pop-up' edition of Dorothy Wall's classic story about the young koala called Blinky Bill. This text is taken from the first Blinky Bill story, with all the associated images, and includes "magic action" pop-up interpretations of three of these. Such was the international appeal of Dorothy Wall's character that only two years after the appearance of the first Blinky Bill story, this pop-up book was published in America. Ironically this pirated publication, which never appeared in Australia, was protected by copyright and two separate patents! [Muir, 7845.]. Small square octavo, three double-page colour pop-up plates; a very good copy in the original stiff pictorial wrappers.

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Seller
Rare Illustrated Books AU (AU)
Seller Inventory #
1138
Title
Blinky Bill "Magic Action" Book
Author
WALL, Dorothy
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Whitman Publishing
Place of Publication
Racine (Wisconsin)
Date published
1935
Keywords
pop-up book books vintage children's books koala blinky bill dorothy wall pirate editions
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Illustration; Animals;

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wrappers
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octavo
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First Edition
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