1901 Modern Magic Professor Hoffmann Magician Conjuring Tricks Cards Dominoes

LEWIS, Angelo (Pseud. Professor Hoffmann)

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Modern Magic by Professor Hoffmann is a treatise in book form, first published in 1876, detailing the apparatus, methods and tricks used by the magicians and conjurers of that era. Hoffmann was one of the greatest authorities on the theory and practice of magic, despite his own limited professional experience as a magician. The book contains advice on the appearance, the dress and the staging of a magician. It then goes on to describe many tricks:

  • Playing cards
  • Coins
  • Watches
  • Rings
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Dominoes
  • Dice
  • Cups and balls
  • Balls
  • Hats

 

The edition concludes with a long chapter of miscellaneous tricks, including magic with strings, gloves, eggs, rice and some utility devices. The penultimate chapter describes large stage illusions, and the final chapter contains advice on making a routine for a magic show, and more advice on staging.

 

This rare 1901 edition includes 318 illustrations throughout.

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1901 Modern Magic Professor Hoffmann Magician Conjuring Tricks Cards Dominoes

 

Modern Magic by Professor Hoffmann is a treatise in book form, first published in 1876, detailing the apparatus, methods and tricks used by the magicians and conjurers of that era. Hoffmann was one of the greatest authorities on the theory and practice of magic, despite his own limited professional experience as a magician. The book contains advice on the appearance, the dress and the staging of a magician. It then goes on to describe many tricks:

  • Playing cards
  • Coins
  • Watches
  • Rings
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Dominoes
  • Dice
  • Cups and balls
  • Balls
  • Hats

 

The edition concludes with a long chapter of miscellaneous tricks, including magic with strings, gloves, eggs, rice and some utility devices. The penultimate chapter describes large stage illusions, and the final chapter contains advice on making a routine for a magic show, and more advice on staging.

 

This rare 1901 edition includes 318 illustrations throughout.

 

Item number: #8670

Price: $499

 

LEWIS, Angelo (Pseud. Professor Hoffmann)

 

Modern magic; a practical treatise on the art of conjuring

 

London, G. Routledge and Sons, Ltd., 1901.

 

Details:

  • Collation complete with all pages:
    • xv, [1], 511, [1]
    • 318 illustrations
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 15cm)

 

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Authors

LEWIS, Angelo (Pseud. Professor Hoffmann)

Printing Date

20th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete