This well-researched and illustrated book explores magic in the Victorian age. It tells the stories of John Henry Anderson, John Henry Pepper, Colonel Stodare, J. N. Maskelyne, The Davenport Brothers and Charles Bertram, among others. Rightly regarded as a classic in magic history writing.
Condition: Very good, some minor general wear and bumps to top and bottom of spine, neat ink inscription on front end paper, really nice copy.
Publisher: Routledge and Kegan Paul
Dimensions: 24 X 16cm