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Dircks, Henry. Scientific Studies…Exemplified in Two Popular Lectures. London, 1869. Green embossed cloth, spine stamped in gold. Frontispiece. Six plates. 12mo. Ex-library stamp on title page. Good condition. Not recorded in Toole-Stott. Dircks is best known to magicians as the co-inventor of Pepper’s Ghost. The second lecture reprinted in this book is titled “Chimeras of Science: Astrology, Alchemy, Squaring the Circle, Perpetuum Mobile, Etc.”
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