Text: G.A. Household and Mike Smith (editors), To catch a sunbeam: Victorian reality through the magic lantern (London: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1979)

Type of textbookHousehold and Smith, To catch a sunbeam (1979)
Front cover
Format144 pages, hardback
Dimensionswidth 6 inches (15.2 cm), height 9.5 inches (24.1 cm)
PublicationLondon, England: Michael Joseph Ltd, 1979
ContributorsEditor: HOUSEHOLD, G.A.  (fl.1970s)
Editor: SMITH, Mike
Main languageEnglish

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