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re: carousel & tunnel books
A couple of examples that fit Richards descriptions:
A. Tunnel book:
Author: McDevitt, Elizabeth.
Title: Octopus / was written by Elizabeth McDevitt and illustrated by
Published: Berkeley : Flying Fish Press, 1992 [c1988]
Description:  leaves : ill. ; 28 x 34 cm.
Local notes: SML,AOB: "This is number 11"--P.  of case.
Notes: Title from p.  of case.
A tunnel book; leaves attached to two folded accordian style
leaves; opens to 93 cm.
"Published in a limited edition of 100 copies, letterpress
printed on Magnani Pescia & Crescent papers in Cochin bold
italic, designed and engineered by Elizabeth McDevitt and
Julie Chen, the boxes were made by Sandy Tilcock"--P.  of
B. Carousel Book: (besides the example following I recall commercial produced
editions of Little Red Riding Hood and Goldilocks from the sixties that
could be opend and tied with four or five scenes folding out and you
could turn the book to view the different scenes. I bought several for
gifts then but didn't keep any, alas!
Author: Morrison, Lois.
Title: Ste. Ostrich in Manhattan : the visitations of a martyr / by
Published: Berkeley [Calif.] : Flying Fish Press, 1990.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged folded leaves) : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Local notes: SML,AOB: "This is number 45"--Colophon.
Notes: Leaves are folded accordian style to form pages that consist
of four leaves of paper, three of which are cut to reveal
pop-up illustrations. Leaves sewn at fore-edge.
"Written and illustrated by Lois Morrison ... designed and
printed by Julie Chen with the assistance of Elizabeth
McDevitt ... with calligraphy by Keith Vinson"--Colophon.
"Edition of 125 copies"--Colophon.
Issued in folder with string tie.
Louis H. Silverstein, Arts of the Book Collection, Yale University