Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic
Modern Magic

Modern Magic

HL505

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Author: Professor Hoffmann (Angelo John Lewis)
Publisher: Philadelphia - David McKay, 1882
Condition: Very Good, First American Edition

First American Edition. Professor Hoffmann (1839–1919) was the pseudonym of Angelo John Lewis, an English-born barrister and writer who has been described as "the most prolific and influential magic author and translator until modern times." The book features the secrets behind magic tricks and performances over the past century and into ancient times, with many black and white illustrations.

12mo (large). Brown cloth hardcover with elaborate front cover design. Colours faded on spine. Wear to edges of covers and spine. Corners slightly bumped. Previous owner's stamp to flyleaf. Pages clean and bright. 

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