Antique and Vintage Popup Books

Though associated with children's books, popup books (also known as pop-up, pop up, or moveable books) were made only for adults prior to the 19th century. One of the first books to feature a quasi-mechanical device dates to the 13th century and utilized paper discs, called volvelles, that could be turned to create different combinations of letters and words. Other early moveable books, known as lift-the-flap books, were produced to teach...Continue Reading