Book Details + Condition: MAGIC, PRETENDED MIRACLES, AND REMARKABLE NATURAL PHENOMENA. REMARKABLE DELUSIONS; OR, ILLUSTRATIONS OF POPULAR ERRORS. Published in 1848, London. Original embossed boards. Illustrated with b&w illustrations, including frontispiece of India's snake charmers. Tight binding; general shelfwear to boards; bumped and rubbed corners, board edges, and spine ends; text is clean and unmarked. Measures 6.25"x4". Contents include: The Magi of the East; Magical Power Attributed to Numbers, Plants & Animals; Feats of Modern Magicians; Snake Charmers of India; Magical Machines; Terrestrial Phenomena; Chemical Wonders; Light & Its Phenomena; Real Miracles; and so much more.