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; owner's name on front endpaper, and pencil writing on 2 or 3 pages, as well as on rear endpaper. Measures 6.25" x 4.5". 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.