The Old and the New Magic by Henry Ridgely Evans

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Author Evans, Henry Ridgely, 1861-1949
Author of introduction, etc. Carus, Paul, 1852-1919
LoC No. 06009664
Title The Old and the New Magic
Contents Introduction by Dr. Paul Carus -- History of natural magic and prestidigitation -- The Chevalier Pinetti -- Cagliostro: a study in charlatanism -- Ghost-making extraordinary -- The romance of automata -- Robert-Houdin: conjurer, author and ambassador -- Some old-time conjurers -- The secrets of second sight -- The confessions of an amateur conjurer -- A day with Alexander the Great -- A twentieth century thaumaturgist -- A gentleman of Thibet -- Magicians I have met -- The riddle of the Sphinx -- Treweyism.
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Language English
LoC Class GV: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Recreation, Leisure
Subject Magic tricks
Subject Magicians -- Biography
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EBook-No. 57077
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