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Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann
Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann

Modern Magic, A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring, c.1880 by Professor Hoffmann

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Modern Magic in the 1880's with 18 chapters of multiple tricks and an appendix containing explanations of some of the best known specialties of magician Maskelyne and Cooke whose many illusions are still used today. The subjects include card, coin, handkerchief, cup and ball, watch and hat tricks with other miscellaneous tricks and stage tricks. The appendix touches on Kempelen, Spiritualism, Clairvoyance and Parlor Magic to name a few. This book has a delightful brown decorative cloth cover with gold gilt detail. Another plus is a binding that is tight!
Size: 8" l, 6" w, 1.5" d
Specifics: Author- Professor Hoffmann, American Edition, Publishers George Routledge and Sons, 563pp, 318 black and white illustrations, copyright 1880.
Condition: Some rubbing to edges ( see pics). black marker on title page, bent front end paper