Modern Conjurer and Drawing-Room Entertainer. 2nd pr

By: NEIL, C. Lang

Price: $40.00

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NEIL, C. Lang. The Modern Conjurer and Drawing-Room Entertainer. Explainingand Illustrating Tricks by J.N. Maskelyne, Trewey, Charles Bertram, T. Nel son Downs, Mdlle. Patrice, Paul Valadon, H. de Manche, L. Graham Lewis, Frank Kennard, Ellis Stanyon, and others. With over 500 Original Illustrationsfrom Photographs. New York : Wehmen Bros., (1947). Second Printing. Pp (16 ),19-386. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, maroon lettering to front board (lacking spine). Gill 794 : "A classic of conjuring literature, and one which is often cited in modern books. Many standard sleights, tricks and artefacts can be traced back to this superb work. Encyclopedic in scope, it also discusses various allied arts. It is profusely and effectively illustrated with photographs of noted contemporary performers in actioin, and is probablythe first magic book of instruction to employ this technique of illustrati on. Several sections ot the book were later published under various tides, and the complete work has been through several editions." Lacking spine andfront free endpapwer, edges worn, faint circular stain to front board, inn er hinges cracked, penned names, a reading copy only. As is. 40.00

Title: Modern Conjurer and Drawing-Room Entertainer. 2nd pr

Author Name: NEIL, C. Lang

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Wehmen Bros., New York, 1947,:

Seller ID: 96761

Keywords: MAGIC CONJURING SHOW BUSINESS ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY AMERICAN MAGICIANS,