Books in 3-D and about 3-D: 
The First One Hundred Years
Reel 3-D Enterprises, Inc., P.O. Box 2368, Culver City, CA 90231, USA
*** Reel 3-D is Closing on April 2, 2004 ***

Click here for more information on Reel 3-D Closing on April 2, 2004!

Stereoscopes - The First One Hundred Years
by Paul Wing
No. 1054 
No. 1054
The ultimate reference book on antique stereo viewers — Including 45 Stereo Views beautifully printed in this exquisite book. 

“Stereoscopes — The First One Hundred Years” is THE encyclopedia of 3-D viewers from the earliest simple model stereoscopes to stereographoscopes, daguerreotype viewing cases, Swan Cubes, Richard Taxiphotes and many more notable, and unique, viewer creations. This book shows us the technology and styles of antique stereoscopes from 1832 to the 1920’s and 30’s.  

More than 750 high quality photographs illustrate the variety of forms that these marvelous viewing instruments have taken over the years. Dozens of stereoviews are contained, including ones of Brewster, Wheatstone and even a 3-D look into a Swans Cube! Fascinating and detailed easy-to-understand text complement the profuse illustrations, extensive captions, appendices, glossary and bibliography to provide a complete history of the stereoscope. We are so impressed personally that we feel this book will become the reference book on stereoscopes for many years to come. 

Paul Wing is a consummate expert on the subject of unusual stereoscopes. He has devoted more than half a century as a 3-D photographer and as a collector of unusual stereoscopes and stereoscope patents. Wing shows us some of the most unusual stereoscopes and stereoscope designs including the Megalethoscope, the Ives Kromskop – the earliest color viewing system, and more unusual multiple view patent designs and photographs of some of the most exquisite, elaborately carved and compelling 3-D viewers ever made.  

This incredible book may provide an inspiration to begin your own collection (or to know more about what you have already collected), plus the opportunity to own the world's finest collection of stereoscopes — if only on paper. For any person interested in stereoscopic viewer history or collecting, this book is an enjoyable and invaluable reference on the subject. Personally & highly recommended by Susan and David. 

8½" x11", 272 pages.

No. 1056 ...  limited hard cover edition


Back to the Reel 3-D  Book Index
Back to the Reel 3-D Enterprises Homepage

Order by phone at (310) 837-2368, or by fax at (310) 558-1653
or write to:
Reel 3-D Enterprises, Inc.
P.O. Box 2368
Culver City, CA 90231
United States of America

Yes, we accept American Express, Discover, JCB, VISA and MasterCard! Credit Cards Welcome. No order minimum, but minimum shipping and handling applies.

Last modified on April 2, 2004

Reel 3-D's web site is hosted by:
Copyright © 1998- by and Alexander Klein. All rights reserved.