The Illustrated History of Magic
Carroll & Graf, 2006 - History - 514 pages
Set off on a magical history tour with Milbourne Christopher's classic Illustrated History of Magic. Follow the fascinating stories of the world's greatest conjurers, from sorcerer-priests in ancient Egypt, The Great Herrmann, Harry Kellar, Chung Ling Soo, Houdini, to modern miracle workers like David Copperfield, Siegfreid and Roy, and David Blaine. Filled with fantastic illustrations—poster art, photographs, illusion diagrams—this book is a feast for anyone interested in the conjuring arts.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - trickbooks - LibraryThing
a 452-page comprehensive look at the evolution of the magical arts. While this large-format, extensively illustrated volume does omit some notable magicians of the past, it remains one of the best ... Read full review
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Presenting prodigious feats of prestidigitation and their practitioners, this book, first published in 1973, recounts the stories of notable necromancers from Professor Pinetti and Signor Blitz to ... Read full review