MORE MAGIC - 1st, 1890 PROFESSOR HOFFMANN - MAGICIAN MAGIC CARD COIN TRICKS
Book Details + Condition: George Routledge and Sons (London). First Edition, 1890. Hardcover. Gilt to all edges. 457 pages, with 140 illustrations. Professor Hoffmann's (Angelo Lewis) famous work on stage magic. Chapters include: The Magician's Wand, The Magician's Table, and the Magician's Dress; Principles of Sleight of Hand Applicable to Card Tricks; Card Tricks with Ordinary Cards and Not Requiring Sleight of Hand; Tricks Involving Sleight of Hand or the Use of Specially Prepared Cards; The "Charlier" System of Card-Making, and Tricks Performed by its Aid; Card Tricks Requiring Special Apparatus; Methods of Sleight-of-Hand Applicable to Coin Tricks; Coin Tricks Without Apparatus; Coin Tricks Requiring Special Apparatus; Tricks with Watches and Rings; Tricks with Handkerchiefs; Feats of Divination; Ball Tricks; Tricks with Hats; Tricks with Eggs; Miscellaneous Tricks; and Stage Tricks. Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; wear to boards; spine ends chipped, with cloth to upper spine missing; slight lean to book; interior is clean and free of markings.