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Nixon, [John]. Seeing. Isaac Fawkes. London, ca. late

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Nixon, [John]. Seeing. Isaac Fawkes. London, ca. late 18th century. Hand-colored engraving showing a magician believed to be Isaac Fawkes performing with various small props. Fawkes had a close professional relationship with the automata mater Cristopher Pinchbeck and consistently worked to dispel public perception of his illusions as black magic. 12 x 9 ½” in a 21 x 17” frame. Repaired tear from the bottom edge affecting image, chip in top margin. Very good, not examined outside of frame.
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Nixon, [John]. Seeing. Isaac Fawkes. London, ca. late

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Nixon, [John]. Seeing. Isaac Fawkes. London, ca. late 18th century. Hand-colored engraving showing a magician believed to be Isaac Fawkes performing with various small props. Fawkes had a close professional relationship with the automata mater Cristopher Pinchbeck and consistently worked to dispel public perception of his illusions as black magic. 12 x 9 ½” in a 21 x 17” frame. Repaired tear from the bottom edge affecting image, chip in top margin. Very good, not examined outside of frame.

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