Paris: Chez Langlois Libraire / Tiger Relieur, 1784. 1st Edition (Hall, Old Conjuring Books, p. 156). , xvi, 138 pp. Engraved frontispiece [of Pinetti performing the trick of the burnt & restored card. Cf Hall, p. 157] & engraved title leaf; woodcut, p. 129. Head- tailpieces. 8vo: a - b^4 A - R^4 S^2 [S2 a blank]. 7" x 4-3/4". Modern speckled brown quarter calf binding, with marbled paper boards. Modern eps. Binding - spine lightly sunned, VG+. Textblock - bit of age-toning, the occasional spot of foxing, VG - VG+. Item #44713
A lovely edition of this French book of magician trade secrets.