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The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic

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The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic
AuthorJean Eugène Robert-Houdin
EditorProfessor Hoffmann (translator)
PublisherG. Routledge & Sons
Publication Date1878

The Secrets of Conjuring and Magic was a translation to English published in 1878 by Prof. Hoffmann of Robert-Houdin's 1868 book Les Secrets de la prestidigitation et de la magie.[1]

The book was printed with three different covers: red, green and blue.

It was later reprinted in 1984 by Magico Magazine.


  • Editor's Preface
  • Author's Preface
  • Introduction
  • Home of Robert-Houdin
  • Conjuring and Its Professors
  • Art of Conjuring
  • Coin Conjuring
  • General Principles
  • Coin Tricks
  • Card Conjuring
  • Sundry Expedients
  • Cups and Balls
  • Various Tricks
  • Conclusion


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