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Old 12-21-2018, 11:22 PM
John Wagenseil John Wagenseil is offline
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Pop Ups

Information about a 2011 exhibit of the history of paper pop up books.

https://library.si.edu/digital-libra...eering-pop-ups
Paper Engineering: Fold, Pull, Pop & Turn | National Museum of American History
On of the earliest pop up books was the 1570 English translation of Euclid's Geometry. The pop ups provided 3D illustrations of principles of geometry.

https://chingyunhsu.files.wordpress....ents.jpg?w=620

https://www.maa.org/press/periodical...ingsley-euclid
https://www.loc.gov/resource/rbc0001...p=4&st=gallery
https://chingyunhsu.wordpress.com/20...lids-elements/

One of the books featured in the exhibition, A Suit of Armor for Youth 1824, can be bought or downloaded, though, unfortunately the download does not have the color plate of the actual book.

https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/Boo...SABEgKMpPD_BwE
or
https://archive.org/details/asuitarm...imgoog/page/n4


This is a video of a pop up book by a famous Czech pop up artist, Vojtěch Kubašta:

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