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Book nr:28679
Author:BROS, Mc. Loughlin
Title:The Magic Mirror or Wonderful Transformations
Town:New York
Publisher:
Year:ca. 1880
Description:Original optical toy, 24 hand colored lithographic plates with original glass viewing cylinder in original wooden box with sliding top and col. pict. onlay
Note:In this collection of twenty-four hand-colored lithographed plates , in the publisher's original wooden box, distorted prints are magically transformed into recognizable images when reflected in the mirrored cylinder. Pictured are Puss in Boots, hearts, an elephant, a monkey, etc. Based on an earlier French version, this anamorphic optical toy, was produced by the McLoughlin Brothers, the successful 19th century company known for its pioneering in color printing of children's books and games
Price:€1500
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