MAGIC AS PRESENTED BY MODERN MAGICIANS, Walter Schwartz 1st/1st 1931 MAGIC CIGAM
CIGAM: MAGIC AS PRESENTED BY MODERN MAGICIANS by Walter Schwartz, First Edition / First Printing 1931 SC MAGICIAN BIOGRAPHIES & TRICKS
A unique publication of a Magician Brotherhood known as CIGAM ("Magic" spelled backwards). CIGAM is also an anachronism for Conjuring, Illusions, Art and Mystery by author and publisher, Walter Schwartz. This copy from 1931 provides the biographies and accomplishments of prominent magicians of the time, with rare photos of each magician. Also included are the secrets to perform the latest and most noteworthy tricks. A rare and unique compendium of magicians and the practice of the magic arts.
The soft cover wraps are in very good condition with no rips of tears. The pages are crisp and clean save for a slight crease to the bottom of the pages. (Please see pic).
Prominent Magicians Include:
- Walter A. Schwartz, Author of CIGAM - Frederick Eugene Powell, Dean of American Magicians - James C. Wobensmith, President of Society of American Magicians - John Mulholland, Editor of the Sphinx - Dr. Harlan Tarbell -Eugene Laurant - Will Goldston - Max Holden - T. Nelson Downs - Oswold Rae - Betty Jane Kolar, The World's Youngest Magician - Joseph J. Kolar - S.S Henry, Artist Magician - William Wiliston - Harry Rouclere - Edwin Brush - Alfreed P. Saal, "The Man with the Lights" - Hagoort, The "Holland Mystic" - Barkann Rosinoff - Louis Zingone - Doc Nixon - Rajah Raboid - Cardini