Blyth was one of the finest magic authors of the 20th century. This became one of his most successful books, with the third and fourth editions being fairly easy to find. This is the much rarer first edition. It covers most fields of magic and is a useful resource. You can read more about this book and Will Blyth's other work here: https://www.collectingmagic.co.uk/2020/04/will-blyth-proficient-part-time-author.html
Condition: Good, some wear and warping to boards and a few small marks to boards, previous owner's name inked on front endpaper with another pen mark on same paper, internal condition very good with a few clips to page edges and minor foxing. A nice copy.
Publisher: Methuen & Co. Ltd.
Dimensions (to nearest cm): 19 X 13cm