Book Title: The Mirror : A History
Author: Mark Pendergrast
Format: Paperback | 320 pages
Publication Date: 21 Feb 2002
This engaging and witty cultural history traces the evolution of the mirror from antiquity to the present day, illustrating its journey from wondrous object to ordinary trinket. With its earliest invention, the mirror allowed us to gaze upon ourselves, bestowing a power both fascinating and terrifying.