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The Charlotte M. Smith Collection of Miniature Books

Flip Books

Miniature Artifacts and Objects in the Charlotte Smith Collection

Flip Books

Pop Takes a Nap, The Sudden Death of Mr. Roach, Murder in the Bedroom, and The Grateful Pup. Opitz, New York, 1938. 2 3/8″ x 2″.
Four miniature flip books dealing with the extermination of pests and are mint. Each book is composed of 24ff. with the pictures on one side and the text on the other.
The Sudden Death of Mr. Roach. New York: John Opitz, 1938.
Murder in the Bedroom. New York: John Opitz, 1938.
The Grateful Pup. New York: John Opitz, 1938.

Barney Bear in the Untrained Seal, and Droop, What a Whopper. Loews, 1949. 2 ½” x 1 ½”.
Book 6 in series of flip movies packed in Post’s Grape Nuts Flakes. Front wrapper ahs several tears, on eof which has been taped.

Woody Woodpecker in Shark Bait, and Chalie Chicken in the Egg Napper. Walter Lantz, 1949. 2 ½” x 1 ½”.
Book eight in series of flip movies packed in Post’s Grape Nuts Flakes. Stapled. Colored cover apge and illustrations.

Andy Panda in the Lion Tamer, and Oswald the Rabbit in the Big Blowout. Walter Lantz, 1949. 2 ½” x 1 ½”.
Book 11 in series of flip movies packed in Post’s Grape Nuts Flakes. Stapled. Colored cover page and half of illustrations.

Olden Days Flip Movies, Anniversary Waltz. Merrimack Publishing Co., New York, nd. 3″ x 2″. Blue printed wrappers.

Action Movie. np. nd. 3 1/16″ x 1 ¼”.

Action Movie. n.p, n.d. 12pp. (Donald Duck and rhinosaurus flip book).
Stapled in center with 8 pages flip movie on each end. Brightly colored front wrapper.

Moving Picture Flip Book, Mickey Mouse. New York, N.Y., Merrimack Publishing Corp., n.d. n.p. 1 11/16″ x 2 7/8″.

Living Photgraph Flip Book. Novelty Export Co, 1897. 2 ¼” x 1 ½”.
James Corbett and Robert Fitzsimmons championship boxing match. Front wrapper and maybe one page missing. Buckram container at base has been taped together.

Merry Chirstmas, an Animated Motion Picture Flip Book. Merrimack Publi. Corp., nd. 2″ x 3″.
Picture of Santa going down a chimney, appearing in a living room, leaving a package under the tree, and going back up the chimney. Bound in red paper and tied with a gold cord.

Shackman, B. The Dance Lesson. New York, n.d., n.p. 2 15/16″ x 2 1/16″. Flip book. Printed in Hong Kong.

How Old are You Now, flip book

Make a Wish, flip book

Birthday Resolution: Only Two Bites of Cake, flip book. 1993