Pop-Up Books

Meggendorfer, Lothar: International Circus - an adaptation of the antique pop-up book (15220)

Kestrel Books 1983
4to. All pop-ups complete and undamaged. Very, very minor bumps & wear o/w VG++ 370 gms
(Order reference 15220)

This book unfolds tom reveal six scenes featuring exciting circus acts from around the world. The daredevil riders and their horses, the acrobats and clowns, the circus orchestra are all included in the three-dimensional spectacular,

‘International Circus’ is considered the masterpiece of all Lothar Meggendorfer’s pop-up books. A first edition, published in 1887 by J F Schreiber of Esslingen, Germany, is in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.