STEFAN THEMERSON, The Urge to Create Visions (Gaberbocchus+De Harmonie, Amsterdam 1983)

First written as an essay in 1936, and augmented in 1945, this book covers early film experiments, Pol-Dives's Magic Lantern, photograms and photomontages. It is a paean to the creative use of light by the Polish-born writer, poet and experimental filmmaker Stefan Themerson, who settled in London and founded the Gaberbocchus Press in the 50s. Bought in a sale, reduced from f. 39,90 to f. 9,90..