Hot on the heals of Hoffmann's Modern Magic this book was published in 1888 by L. Upcott Gill of London. Illustrated throughout, it is an interesting example of a Hoffmann imitation. This includes a pasted catalogue of other books from the firm. Very scarce first edition. This particular copy has retailer stamps from a shop in Bombay, now called Mumbai. 


Condition: Fair for age, edges of boards and covers have wear and some marking, front hindge crackked with board still attached by spine cloth, otherwise still well-bound. Pages clean with the exception of one page which has an ink mark.


Binding: Hardback

Year:  1888

Publisher: L. Upcott Gill

Pages: 180

Dimensions (to nearest cm): 20 X 13cm

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