[SEMPLE, Elizabeth,]

THE MAGIC LANTERN; or, Amusing and Instructive Exhibitions for Young People. With eleven coloured engravings. By the authoress of Short Stories, Summer Rambles, The red and Black Book, &c. &c. Price 6s. half-bound. 1806.
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Author [SEMPLE, Elizabeth,]
Title THE MAGIC LANTERN; or, Amusing and Instructive Exhibitions for Young People. With eleven coloured engravings. By the authoress of Short Stories, Summer Rambles, The red and Black Book, &c. &c. Price 6s. half-bound.
Published London. Tabart and Co…. No date [1806].
Stock Code 13483
Description [2], 200, [2 ad's] pages. Eleven hand-coloured engravings. Original half untitled red sheep gilt over plain buff boards. 177 x 110mm. First edition. Spine restored; some light marking and creasing; else a very good copy of a very scarce and charming title from Tabart, the unusual illustrations designed to imitate a magic lantern image projected upon a white background. Moon 151. This title was reprinted in America by Benjamin Johnson of Philadelphia, in 1807.