New York: Dick & Fitzgerald, Publishers, 1882. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. 4 3/8 X 6 3/4 Inches. 160 PP + 26 PP (ADS). Very Good. Item #1237
Original 1882 hardcover edition. Victorian era illustrated book of magic. Contents include topics such as: Preparing the stage, the Magic Mirror, charades and much more. Intended as a guide to home entertainment in the late 19th century. All illustrations intact. Spectacular cover illustration of man hanging a broadside with text from the contents of the book. Slight scuffing to boards and edges. Slight toning to pages. Discreet PO bookplate identifying the book as part of Charles Rulfs "Library of Conjuring" on the inside front board.