Magic: Stage Illusions Special Effects and Trick Photography

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Courier Corporation, Aug 21, 2013 - Games - 556 pages
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Standard work on classic stage illusions performed by Robert-Houdin, Bautier de Kolta, Maskelyne and others. Detailed descriptions of techniques of fire eaters, sword swallowers, jugglers, acrobats, etc. Also ancient magic, automatons, magic photography, much more. Over 400 exceptional illustrations. Introduction. Bibliography.
 

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Contents

THE MYSTEEIES OF MODEEN MAGIC
1
BOOK L
27
CHAPTEE
55
CHAPTEE
89
FIRE EATERS AND SWORD TRICES
149
CHAPTER VII
164
CHAPTER
173
Puppet Shows among tlie Greeks The Shrine of Bacchns The First Automohile
203
CHAPTER IX
251
Scene Painting Sunrise Effect Sun Effect Change from Day to Night Stare Moon
293
CHAPTER IV
367
An Optical Illusion The Money Maker Experiments in Centrifngal Force
402
Interesting Tricks in Elasticity Novel Puzzle Simple Match Trick Crystallized
418
CHAPTER
486
UavaterS Apparatus for Taking SilhouettesPhotography upon a Black Ground
488
ADDITIONAL TRICES
519

MM
205
MnIACCLone VESSELS OF THE GEEEES
225
The Eolipile of Heron Herons Marvelons Altar Herons Tuhular Boiler
234
MENTAL MAGIC
545
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