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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.
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Le motographe. Album d'images animées.



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