The Libraries would like to highlight some new titles that have been added recently to the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum Library.
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Douglas Litts has been appointed Supervisory Librarian of the AAPG Library. Doug has been serving as the acting Supervisory Librarian at AAPG for more than a year, and before that time was a Reference Librarian at the AAPG Library.
How better to explain the workings of a locomotive, a steam engine, an automobile motor, or a pumping system than by using a series of flaps that, when opened gradually, reveal the inner workings of these complex machines? Moderne Technik provides a comprehensive view of the workings of the latest technological advances used in transportation and machines for industrial manufacturing of the early 20th century.
The first Noël, like many pop-up and movable books, was created to celebrate the holiday season.
Vojtěch Kubašta was born in Austria and was raised in Prague where he first studied architecture before pursuing a career as an illustrator and paper engineer.
Numbers or Roly Poly Numbers is a pop-up version of a leporello (a book that folds out in an accordion-like manner). A small brightly-colored cube is opened by pulling apart one side to reveal a small pop-up figure in a smaller cube. The process continues as ten cubes— each with a number of figures ranging from one to ten— are exposed.
As we can see in Animal life in fact, fancy and fun, Giraud was a master at creating colorful animal figures that pop-up and can be viewed from multiple angles when the page is opened.