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Spectropia, or, Surprising special illusions

Spectropia, or, Surprising special illusions

showing ghosts everywhere, and of any colour

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Published by Griffith and Farran in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesSurprising special illusions.
Statementby J.H. Brown.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 87/7447 (G)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination11 p., xvi leaves of plates
Number of Pages11
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2175926M
LC Control Number88953210

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Spectropia: or, Surprising Spectral Illusions, Showing Ghosts Everywhere, and of any Colour, by. Brown; ; London, Griffith and Farran. A book of Victorian hi-tech ghost conjuring which allows the reader to summon, as the sub-title proclaims, "ghosts everywhere and of any colour".

Perks include receiving twice-a-year our very special. Spectropia, or Surprising Spectral Illusions Showing Ghosts Everywhere, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the USSeller Rating: % positive. The following Illusions are founded on two well-known facts; namely, the persistency of impressions, and the production of complementary colours on, the retina.

The explanations are divided into two parts. The first consists of directions for seeing the spectres. The second, a brief and popular, as well as a scientific, description of the manner in which the.

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Spectropia (full title Spectropia, or, surprising spectral illusions showing ghosts everywhere and of any colour) is an optical illusion book by J. Brown, first published in Contents. Publication; Contents; Reception; References; Sources; External links; Publication. Initial printings of Spectropia were made in New York City by James G.

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Above: The cover of the New York edition of Brown’s optical illusion book One of the hottest books in New York City in the fall of was an optical illusion collection that conjured ghosts through a simple trick of the eye. Spectropia, or surprising spectral illusions showing ghosts everywhere and of any colour was [ ].

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Above: The cover of the New York edition of Brown’s optical illusion book One of the hottest books in New York City in the fall of was an optical illusion collection that conjured ghosts through a simple trick of the eye.

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(Plural: Pupillae). Highlights from the USM Archives Each month, Special Collections in McCain Library & Archives at the University of Southern Mississippi (USM) highlights an item from its collections.

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