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African American, slaves (people), slavery, pop-up books, toy books, movable books, artists' books


1 volume, 19 pages. "A Curious interpretation of the wit of a negree in troubled times, with illustrations.. Presented to you this Christmas '97 by the Peter Norton Family, benefactors." "The Future vision of a soon-to-be emancipated 19th century Negress"--Preliminary leaf. Edition of 4000. Pop-up design by David Eisen, Architects, Inc. Boston, MA ; Laser cutting by Lasercraft, Inc. Santa Rosa, CA ; Text designed by Timothy Silverlake, Valencia, CA ; Printed by Typecraft, Inc. Pasadena, CA. ; Binding by Roswell Book Binders, Phoenix, AZ.

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[Santa Monica, Calif. : Peter Norton Family Foundation], c1997.


©Walker, Kara Elizabeth. Santa Monica, CA: Peter Norton Family Foundation, 1997.

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cut-paper work; paper


24 cm

Freedom: A Fable



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