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Animals in Motion / The Human Figure in Motion


Published by Dover Publications n.y., New York
From Main Street Fine Books & Mss, ABAA (Galena, IL, U.S.A.)

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Edited by Lewis S. Brown. 2-volume set. Small 4to. Brown cloth and blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, pictorial dust jackets. (Ca. 300pp); xvii, (ca. 200pp). Frontispieces, extensive illustrations. Very good/good. Jackets quite edgeworn and rubbed, with numerous edge chips (some large). A tight, decent later printing of this 1955 compilation from the 11-volume 1887 "Animal Locomotion" pioneering high-speed photography set. Features (to quote front jacket panel) "196 Plates (containing over 4700 individual photographs) from the famous Muybridge collection, chosen for their value to Artists, Doctors, and Researchers" -- this copy valued by the artist Art Geisert, a noted Midwest children's book etcher and author, who pens his ownership signature on the front flyleaf of the first volume. Bookseller Inventory # 35937

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Title: Animals in Motion / The Human Figure in ...

Publisher: Dover Publications n.y., New York

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

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Main Street Fine Books & Manuscripts has been buying and selling quality books, autographs and ephemera since 1991. We specialize in general antiquarian, first editions, signed books and autographs and documents. We are members of the Antiquarian Booksellers' Association of America (ABAA), Midwest Antiquarian Booksellers Association (MWABA), Universal Autograph Collectors Club (UACC) and The Manuscript Society.

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