Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions Including Trick Photography. Albert A. Hopkins.

Magic: Stage Illusions and Scientific Diversions Including Trick Photography.

1901. New York: Munn & Co., 1901.

Large 8vo, xii, 556, [4, ads] pp. "With four hundred illustrations." Original pictorial green cloth recased and rebacked, cloth worn and a little soiled, small (1cm) closed tear in margin of title-page, page 1 partially loose. A clean copy in a good only binding.

§ With an introduction by Henry Ridgely Evans. A later edition of a classic work on stage magic first published in 1897. Albert A. Hopkins (1869-1939) was an associate editor of Scientific American magazine. The section on trick photography is particularly fascinating. Item #123864

Price: $100.00

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