BOOK OF MODERN CONJURING - Kunard, 1st 1890 - MAGIC TRICKS, SPIRITUALISM
THE BOOK OF MODERN CONJURING
Book Details + Condition: L. Upcott Gill (London). First Edition, 1890. Scarce. Hardcover. 216 pages, with advertisements to rear. Pasted cover images to cloth boards. Volume on how to perform conjurings and magic tricks, with chapters on tricks with handkerchiefs, electricity, coins, hats, and more, with the final chapter focusing on Spiritualism and Mesmerism. Black line illustrations throughout. A clean and firm copy of a scarce first edition, with firm binding; rubbing to extremities; light wear to boards, with a few scuffs; name to interior front board, and homemade bookplate to front endpaper; age toning and discoloration to first and last few pages; interior is otherwise free of markings.