Le Motographe. Moving picture album.
Book of optical illusions, with cover by Toulouse Lautrec.
P. Clarke's Le Motographe. Moving picture album, 1899, format (29.8x23.5cm)
23 images in color, animated by slowly sliding a transparent sheet over the page. One sees smoke coming from a ship's funnel, a steam train or volcano, or turning wheels, or the movement of the sea...
First edition, with it's beautifully colored Toulouse Lautrec cover. showing a young woman playing with a Motographe. This is the only children's book for which Lautrec produced the cover.
Le motographe. Album d'images animées.