The Magic Art

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The Magic Art
AuthorDonald Holmes
PublisherDonald Holmes
Publication Date1920
LanguageEnglish
Pages234
 

The Magic Art is described in the preface as the first volume in a series by Holmes. For unknown reasons, no other volumes were published.

It was reviewed in Paul Fleming Book Reviews Volume 1.

Contents

  • The Tea Chests of Wang Foo
  • Preface
  • The History and Psychology of Natural Magic
  • CHAPTER 1 - THE FAIRYLAND OF MAGIC
  • CHAPTER 2 - SOME ACCESSORIES AND ARTIFICES OF GENERAL UTILITY
    • Holmes' Tumbler Manipulation
    • The Watch, Handkerchief and Confetti
    • The Egg and Handkerchief
    • The Flying Glass, Watch and Flag
    • How Many Goldfish?
    • Holmes' Tumbler Manipulation on a Chair
    • A Novel Exchange
    • Holmes' Trick Glass Outfit
    • The Bottomless Mirror Glass
    • The Bottomless Demon Glass
    • The Bottomless Confetti Glass
    • The Mystic Handkerchief and Tumbler of Confetti
    • Holmes' Crystal Jar Outfit
    • The Crystal Mirror Jar
    • The Crystal Confetti Jar
    • Confetti to Water and Goldfish
    • A Chinese Paradox
  • CHAPTER 3 - TRICKS - ORIGINAL AND OTHERWISE
    • A Series of Card Tricks
    • The Torn Card Trick
    • The Barrington Method
    • The Card in the Loaf
    • The Card, Orange and Candle
    • A Hypnotic Experiment
    • The Cards, Coins and Glass
    • Knarf's Coin and Ball of Wool
    • The Coin and Orange Trick
    • A Dye Tube "Wrinkle"
    • Knarf's "The Flag Between"
    • The Handkerchief Sword
    • Improved Candle and Handkerchief Trick
    • Holmes' Color Changing Egg
    • Christopher's Egg and Bag Trick
    • The Paper Balls and Plates
    • The Chinese Marble Trick
    • The New Spirit Handkerchief
    • Gloves to Dove
    • The Dove and Hat Trick
    • The Contrary Fluids
    • The David Bell Funnel
    • The Watch and Pill Boxes
    • The Mysterious Dove Pans
    • The Tale of a Rat
    • The Tea Chests of Wang Foo
  • CHAPTER 4 - WORKING UP AN ACT
    • Fun, Deviltry and Magic
    • A Suit-Case Act
    • "The Magical Man"
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