ONE THOUSAND & ONE HOME AMUSEMENTS - George Arnold, 1858 - GAMES, MAGIC TRICKS
THE SOCIABLE; OR, ONE THOUSAND AND ONE HOME AMUSEMENTS
Book Details + Condition: Dick & Fitzgerald (New York). First Edition, 1858. Hardcover. 375 pages, followed by publisher advertisements. Popular volume on parlor games, card and magic tricks, charades, and more family amusements, by the author of the well known "The Magician's Own Book", George Arnold. Chapter titles include: "Acting Proverbs," "Games Requiring Memory and Constant Attention," "Ruses and Catch Games," "Answers to Puzzles and Paradoxes," "Science in Sport, and Parlor Magic," and much more. Includes 300 engraved illustrations. Embossed cloth covers with gilt lettering and graphics to cover and spine. Firm binding; rubbing to extremities; wear to original boards; areas of spine cloth missing; age-toning to pages; interior is clean and free of markings.