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The Book of Magic

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The Book of Magic
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AuthorA. Frederick Collins
PublisherD. Appleton and Company
Publication Date1915
LanguageEnglish
Pages171
 
The Book of Magic: being a simple description of some good tricks and how to do them, with patter was a book for the general public written by A. Frederick Collins.

In his book Conjuring, James Randi says this was his first book on magic, which he found at his local library after seeing Blackstone perform.

Contents

  • I. MAGIC WITHOUT APPARATUS AND WITHOUT SKILL
  • II. MAGIC WITH APPARATUS AND WITHOUT SKILL
  • III. MAGIC WITH APPARATUS AND WITH SKILL
  • IV. MAGIC WITH SKILL ONLY
  • V. HOW TO DO MAGIC
  • VI. SECOND SIGHT EXPERIMENTS
  • VII. FEATS OF MIND READING
  • VIII. SPIRITUALISTIC TRICKS
  • IX. THE ART OF BLACK ART
  • X. SHADOWGRAPHS AND SILHOUETTES
  • XI. SOME GOOD STAGE ILLUSIONS
  • XII. HELPFUL INFORMATION
  • APPENDICES
  • DEFINITIONS OF SOME WORDS AND TERMS USED IN THIS BOOK
  • INDEX


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