Very rare complete copy of The Magic Mirror – American set of anamorphosis, c. 1870

Very rare complete copy of The Magic Mirror – American set of anamorphosis, c. 1870

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Circa

1870

Country of manufacture

North America

Category: Magic Lanterns & Optical Toys

Description

Anamorphosis – The Magic Mirror or wonderful transformations, New York, McLoughlin Bros., circa 1870.

 

24 lithographed and handcolored anamorphosis and the original cylinder mirror; all preserved in its original wooden box decorated with a large chromolithography (crack in the box cover but nothing is missing).

 

Very rare complete set of his 24 anamorphosis of The Magic Mirror by the Loughin brothers in New York.

 

Worldcat only lists 3 copies: the Morgan (with only 23 anamorphoses), McGill University (with all 24 anamorphoses) and Library of Congress.

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FR Le Zograscope

Established by Alexandre Piffault in 2014 and based in Paris at 5 rue de Condé, 75006, very close to Odéon, Le Zograscope specializes in antique and rare books in Science, Medicine and Technology, and rare antique instruments in the same fields. We have especially a strong interest in early and continental microscopy, early and special mathematical/drawing instruments, medical and surgical instrument, and rare technology.

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