La Science Amusante – 100 Nouvelle Expériences - Tom Tit (pseudonym Arthur Good) Circa 1890s - Librairie Larousse, Paris - Fifth Edition A bright copy of this wonderful book – in French – a collection of physical and scientific experiments for childrenand adults, which Good originally wrote as a series of weekly articles for the French magazine, L’Illustration.

Profusely illustrated throughout with numerous engravings, frequently described as ‘surrealist collages’.

Good’s experiments include geometrical demonstrations, crafts projects, and physics experiments, all of which can be carried out with everyday household materials.
  References: Lachapelle, Conjuring Science: A History of Scientific Entertainment and Stage Magic in Modern France 2015.

Octavo (15 x 21.5 cm). pp. 236. Publisher’s decorative red cloth, lettered and illustrated in black and gilt to upper cover and spine.
  Condition: Near fine, a touch of occasional rubbing to extremities of cloth, pages slightly toned.   Ref: 108489   Price: HK$ 1,100