PHILOSOPHY IN SPORT MADE SCIENCE IN EARNEST being an attempt to illustrate the first principles of natural philosophy by the aid of POPULAR TOYS AND SPORTS.
London, Pinted for Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown And Green, First Edition,1827. 3 Volumes 8vo [20cm x 12cm]. Vol. (1). xviii, 316pp, woodcuts & figures. Vol. (2). vii, 314pp, woodcuts & figures to text. Vol. (3). vi, 207pp, woodcuts & figures to text. Woodcuts by George Cruikshank. Marbled endpapers. A superb set in 3/4 golden brown levant morocco, marbled boards, top edges gilt, pages untrimmed. "Describes in Volume Three the Thaumatrope, the pioneer instrument to describe and demonstrate the basic principal of moving pictures, that is, the illusion of persistence of vision. Historically, An Important Book In The History Of Moving Pictures".
Handsworth BooksProfessional seller
Book number: 17840
GBP 450.00 [Appr.: EURO 497.5 US$ 550.35 | JP¥ 58686]
Keywords: CT-2019, Cinematography, Dr John Paris,Thaumatrope, Moving Pictures, George Cruickshank,