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CONTENTS PAGE

Includes:

Ludoscope

Praxinoscope

Thaumatrope

Zoetrope

and lots more....

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS



INTRODUCTION

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"The most wonderful antics
that ever a nightmare invented to puzzle the brain."   

A celebration of the 19th-century spinning, twirling, optical "philosophical" toys that demonstrated the complexity of motion perception, entertained generations, and still have the power to cause wonder and delight.


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'All things began in order, so shall they end,
and so shall they begin again.'
Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus

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