Paris: La Cinémathèque, 1961. Méliès, Georges. First edition. 8vo., 80 pp., 24 plates in b&w and color, with other illustrations in text. Illustrated stiff paper wrappers which are lightly soiled. Slight crease to the lower tip of the front wrapper and first few leaves. Item #29075
Georges Méliès, (1861–1938) was one the the earliest practitioners of the cinema - he introduced stop-action, multiple exposure, hand-painting, dissolves, and other illusory effects.