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Title:To Catch a Sunbeam; Victorian Reality through the Magic Lantern
Price:AUD$26.40 (about USD$19.86)
Category:Art & Design
Book ID:SB00-0103740
Publisher:Michael Joseph, London, 1976
Edition:First Edition
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:Very Good
Michael Joseph, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good, First Edition

introduction by authors. Dull green coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with reproductions of original Victorian Magic Lantern slides -- in colour, sepia and black-and-white. Black coloured boards with silver coloured titles to the spine. Illustrated dust wrapper, again being reproductions of original Magic Lantern slides, against a black background with white coloured titles to the front panel and spine. From the front panel, " Magic Lantern slides shows were a popular form of entertainment in the hall during the late 19th century. Usually the image projected by the Magic Lantern illustrated as a joke or story; but Sentiment was what the customers wanted. The popular writers use the Victorians' love of Sentiment to bring home to the audience in the hall is the appalling slum conditions in which the poor living every large British city.". Very minor rubbing to the head and to the heel of the spine and to the lower book edges. Some very faint discolouration to the top edge of the endpapers. A little rubbing to the top and bottom dust wrapper edges. This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 144 pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Art & Design; Sociology; Britain; 19th century; History. ISBN: 0718118618. ISBN/EAN: 9780718118617. Inventory No: 0103740.
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