HOW To Do The BLACK ART.; Containing a Complete Description of the Mysteries of Magic and Sleight of Hand, Together with Many Wonderful Experiments. A. Anderson, fl. 1894 - 1902.

HOW To Do The BLACK ART.; Containing a Complete Description of the Mysteries of Magic and Sleight of Hand, Together with Many Wonderful Experiments.

New York: Frank Tousey, Publisher, 34 & 36 North Moore Street, (1895). Early, if not the first, printing of this edition. Advert to rear cover lists through the next title of this "10 Cent Hand Book" series. 62, [2 (advert)] pp. Illustrated with cuts. 12mo. 6-1/4" x 4" Printed paper wrappers, stapled. Now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Age toning & browning to paper. Only light wear. A VG+ copy. Item #49314

#78 in the series.

Fairly uncommon title on the subject of parlor magic, OCLC locates just 3 institutional holdings of this 1895 edition [recording subsequent editions in 1898 & 1902, both only in a copy or two].

Price: $195.00

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