MODERN MAGICIANS' HAND BOOK - 1st 1902 - CONJURING, MAGIC TRICKS, ILLUSIONS
MODERN MAGICIANS' HAND BOOK
Book Details + Condition: Frederick J. Drake & Co. (Chicago). First Edition, 1902. Hardcover. 440 pages. Subtitled, "An up-to-date treatise on the art of conjuring," this book contains a multitude of magic tricks and illusions, as well as chapters on juggling and hand shadows, with an introduction by Henry Ridgely Evans. Illustrated with black line drawings throughout. Includes plate of Garry Gilbert, "Master magician and 'The Paper King'".Firm binding; rubbed corners and edges; light wear to boards; interior is clean and free of markings, save magician bookplate and old price tag to inside front cover.