This great book collects together 193 effects from 115 different magicians. First published in 1945, it features contributions from Annemann, Bobo, Milbourne Christopher, Paul Curry, Bruce Elliott, Martin Gardner, Tom Osbourne, Tarbell, Peter Warlock and many, many more. As well as containing a large quantity of fantastic practical magic tricks it also has a 31-page biographical section on all of the contributors, making the book a very useful resource to people interested in the history of magic in the mid-twentieth century.
Condition: Good, dust jacket worn with creases, tears and loss, some wear to top and bottom of spine, owner's inscriptions on front endpaper,
Year: 1959 (of 1945 book)
Publisher: Louis Tannen
Dimensions (to nearest cm): 22 X 14cm