Krenn, Wilhelm / Mario Zampini
Title: Krenn's Theater Album No. 1 Aschenbrödel [Aschenbroedel / Cinderella] Carousel Pop-up / Peepshow
Book Condition: Good
Publisher: Leipzig Verlag Mediterranea 1943
Illustrator: Mario Zampini / Raimondo Centurione
Seller ID: 0001007
Unfolds from a flat book to present a 360 degree carousel with 6 different pop-up stages telling the story of Cinderella / Aschenbrödel. It was created by the Italian illustrator and stage designer Mario Zampini and the influence of his stage background is evident. Zampini was responsible for several of these carousel pop-up books which were published in German as Krenn's Theater Albums and in Italian as Libroteatro Hoepli. Titles in the series included Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Ali Baba [in German and / or Italian]. Also contained, in a flap on the inside front cover, is a booklet [in German] of the story. Illustrated paper covered boards over green cloth backstrip. 23x26 cm. Corners / edges worn, backstrip faded and bumped with short 2 cm. split. There is a personal name and address stamped 4 times on the lower board. Clasp to hold the carousel open is missing. There are several short tears to the front 'curtains' of the scenes, all of which have now been discretely repaired from behind with arichival tape. Scene 1: part of clothes line missing. Scene 6: part of top cross over of first section behind curtain is missing. There is some repair, from behind, to elements of scenes 4 and 6. Due to the complexity of the cut outs and illustration it is quite difficult to identify any missing pieces / damage but I have been able to do this by comparison with another copy.
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