|used book in great condition - may have writing/stickers in cover/writing inside.
This early manual of tricks is an absorbing work which will prove of much interest to the enthusiast or historian of magic. Originally intended to provide a "first book of conjuring" which would give the reader a repertoire of tricks for amateur performance. Contents Include: The Coin Through The Hand - The Wandering Coins - Palming - The Surprising Tumbler - The Three Pellets - Patter - The Bewildering Coin - The Flying Farthing - The Coin and the Hat - The Knife and the Papers - The Jumping Rubber Band - The Animated Match-box - Down Your Sleeve - Magnetic Match - A Problem in Suspension - Paper Napkins - A Study in Black and White - The Counting Chalk - The Note and the Cigarette - The Note in the Egg - The Lighted Match from the Pocket - The Smoke Trick - The Ring on the Stick - The Patriotic Balls - The Celebrity Trick - The Nest of Envelopes - Kling Klang - The Lost Ring - The Afghan Bands - The Mysterious Addition - The Slate Trick - The Invisible Scribe - The Billet Reading Trick - Automatic Writing - The Transposed Handkerchief - The Indestructible Handkerchief - and The Cups and Balls. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwor