Item #15168 The Stereoscope and Stereoscopic Photographs. Oliver Wendell Holmes.

The Stereoscope and Stereoscopic Photographs

New York and London: Underwood & Underwood, [1898].

Hardcover. Near fine. 4.5" x 6.75", 80 pp, in original green cloth stamped in gilt. A few small stains, bookplate of C.J. Peacock (with book curse); near fine. Reissue by an earlier producer of stereoscopic views of two Holmes essays: the title essay and another called "Sun-Painting and Sun-Sculpture, with a Stereoscopic Trip Across the Atlantic." Intended to highlight the importance of stereoscopic photographs for educational purposes and "to show the utter absurdity of many widespread misconceptions as, for instance, that stereoscopic photographs are of importance mainly as means for amusement and education rather than for education."

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