ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MAGIC by M. CHRISTOPHER, 1st/1st 1973 HC/DJ, ILLUSTRATED
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF MAGIC by MILBOURNE CHRISTOPHER ~ First Edition / First Printing 1973, HC/DJ ~ ILLUSTRATED
Publisher: Ty Crowell Company, New York (1973)
The book is in excellent condition. The dust jacket has been cut, but is in excellent condition save for small chip and tear to the back DJ flap. This is a large book, and with 452 pages and heavily illustrated with wonderful images. Please see below for more information on this fascinating vintage tome!
The history of Magic traces the craft from it's earliest times in Egypt, Greece, and
Rome through the contemporary Magicians, with the likes of Pinetti,
Signor Blitz, The Great Wizard Of The North, Robert Houdin, the
Maskelynes, David Devant, the Great Herrmanns, Harry Keller, Harry
Houdini, Howard Thurston, Carter The Great, Harry Blackstone, Dunninger,
etc., etc. Profusely illustrated with photographs, including eight in
full color, and a bibliography of historical Magic books.