The Art of Modern Conjuring: For Wizards of All Ages
Highlighted by vintage engravings, a new gift edition of the early twentieth-century classic presents more than two hundred conjuring tricks and illusions using cards, coins, rings, balls, handkerchiefs, and other common items. 20,000 first printing.
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This is a fascinating little book that encompasses the entire range of magic as a performing art from close-up tricks to stage illusions, touching upon spiritualism and mentalism along the way ... Read full review
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