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Book Number 3495 
Title The Magic Lantern / How to Buy and How to Use It / also How to Raise a Ghost by ‘A Mere Phantom’. / [BOUND WITH:] The Magic Lantern, Its Construction and Management by ‘A Practised Hand.’ 
Date 1876 & 1888. 
Publisher Houlston & Son and Ward, Lock & Co. 
Place of Publication London 
Edition First edition of second work. 
Volume Information Two works bound in one v 
Cover Contemporary ½ gilt-lined calf with marble boards, spine in six gilt-bordered compartments of raised bands, gilt black and red morocco labels on two and four respectively, all edges speckled red, endpapers marbled.  
Illustration With a total of 141 in-text wood engravings, 60 of which are in the first work, and 81 in the second. 
Size Small 8vo. 
Condition Joints tender, otherwise a very good copy of these two scarce Victorian magic lantern manuals. 
Pagination P. (6), blank, frontis, title, printer’s imprint, contents, advertisement, 7-96, blank, advertisement, half-title, blank, title, blank, preface, blank, contents vii-viii, 9-151, blank, advertisements (8), (6). 
Translation Info  
Price (US$) 650  
Short Description Book Pastimes, Games & Amusements General; 
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