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The Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Deceptions

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The Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Deceptions
AuthorSydney W. Clarke
PublisherGeorge Johnson
Publication Date1920

The Bibliography of Conjuring and Kindred Deceptions was written by Sydney W. Clarke with Adolphe Blind and lists over 2,500 publications of separately printed books and brochures that deal, in whole or in part, with tricks and illusions. It also includes the varied deceptions that are usually presented as part of a conjuring entertainment, including Automata, Chapeaugraphy, Chemical and Electrical Tricks, Escaping from Fetters. Fire Handling, Gamblers' Tricks, Hand-Shadows, Juggling, Lightning Sketches, Optical Illusions, Pseudo-Spiritualistic Manifestations, Second Sight, Thought Reading, Thought Transference and Ventriloquism.

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