Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler
|Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler|
|Author||H. J. Burlingame|
|Publisher||Clyde Publishing Company|
Around the World with a Magician and a Juggler: Unique experiences in Many Lands From the Papers of the late Baron Hartwig Seeman "The Emperor of Magicians" and William D'Alvini, Juggler "Jap of Japs" by H. J. Burlingame published in 1891.
The book contains:
- Reminiscences of Baron Hartwig Seeman. Anecdotes include his performance of a remarkable bullet catch in Egypt.
- The story of the magician/juggler, William D'Alvini.
- A reprint of psychologist Max Dessoir's monograph on the psychology of conjuring (with added references by Burlingame to mediums).
- A brief chapter on the Bellachini (1828-1885), court magician to Kaiser Wilhelm the first.
A limited edition (300 copies) reprint was published which included a Barrie Richardson introduction pointing out some highlights of the book as well as reproductions of Seeman and D'Alvini promotional materials and programs.
Table of Contents
Life of Professor Seeman
Thrilling Experiences with Ole Bull
A Visit to the Pyramids — The Shooting Adventure with the Mussulmen
The Czar Befriends the Magician — Tricks of Prof. Alexander with Ole Bull
To England, Africa and India — Teaching Magic to the Zulus
Experiences with a Great Fakir
A Problem Solved
Martin Luther's Wedding Ring — Seeman Unmasks a Clairvoyant — A. Wholesale Treat
William D'Alvini, "Jap of Japs" — Early Life — English and Continental Contracts in Detail
The First Japanese Troupe — Indian Jugglers and Their Feats
To South America with Patrizio — The Patrizio Contract
D'Alvini's Experiences in the West Indies — Performances for a "Struggling Cemetery" — Fistic Powers — Spiritualistic Excitement
D'Alvini in the United States
Reminiscences of D'Alvini
D'Alvini's Programmes — Before the Footlights — Behind the Scenes — "Jap of Japs" Juggling and Conjuring Programmes as Written Out by Himself
Psychology of the Art of Conjuring
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