(26)pp., frenchfold. One of 99 copies signed by Maryline Poole Adams, who designed, illustrated, printed, and bound this inventive miniature pop-up book. A brightly colored jack-in-the-box springs up when the self-binding box with lid is unclasped. Cleverly, Jack holds open an illustrated accordion-fold alphabet, printed in blue. Words incorporating "Jack" are featured, including Jack Frost, Jack O'Lantern, and Jack Knife. Box is black cloth with colorful printed labels and clasp closure. Extremely fine. (Bradbury, p. 185). (2 7/8 by 2 1/4; 76x57mm). Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Jack-in-the-Box. An Alphabet
Publisher: Poole Press
Publication Date: 1991
Illustrator: Adams, Maryline Poole
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