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Description - In Miniature: How Small Things Illuminate The World by Simon Garfield

In Miniature is a delightful, entertaining and illuminating investigation into our peculiar fascination with making things small, and what small things tell us about the world at large.

Here you will find the secret histories of tiny Eiffel Towers, the truth about the flea circus, a doll's house made for a queen, eerie tableaux of crime scenes, miniature food, model villages and railways, and more. Simon Garfield brings together history, psychology, art and obsession, to explore what fuels the strong appeal of miniature objects among collectors, modellers and fans, and teaches us that there is greatness in the diminutive.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781786890795
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Canongate Books Ltd
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Jul-2019
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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