1973 ORIGINS OF THE MOTION PICTURE, Thomas, Introduction & Pre-history of Cinema

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  • Item Category: Fine Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 25, 2016
  • Channel: Auction House
The Title page of this soft cover book reads, "Science Museum. THE ORIGINS OF THE MOTION PICTURE, An Introductory Booklet on the Pre-history of the Cinema by David B. Thomas, B.Sc., Ph.D. London. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1964." This is a third impression dated 1973. The book covers Magic Lanterns,Optical Toys based on Persistence of Vision--Phenakistoscope, Zoetrope, etc., Animated Lantern Slides, Animation of Photograpy, Photography of Motion and pioneers in the field. Quite a comprehensive little book. Size is 5 3/8" x 8 3/8" with 32 pages. If you wish to combine postage on multiple items you must notify me first so I can change the postage amount on the eBay invoice. Thanks for your business, Bob