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Rare books including first editions and copies in fine bindings related to magical tricks, conjuring, prestidigitation, and illusions.

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  1. Group of ephemera relating to the shows of the 19th-century magician and spiritualist.
    DREITZEHN, Zell, as "De la Mano". Group of ephemera relating to the shows of the 19th-century magician and spiritualist.

    New York : [c.1878]

    A highly appealing group of rare ephemera relating to the 19th-century Austrian-born magician and spiritualist Zell Dreitzehn, who as De La Mano, "The Great French Magician", made three tours of the east coast of the United States in 1876, 1878 and 1881. Included here is a copy of his book on conjuring tricks and six theatrical posters and handbills.

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    £1,850.00

    Stock Code: 113225

  2. The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection.
    DEAN, Henry. The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection.

    London : 1772

    A remarkably fresh copy of an early edition of by far the "best-known 18th-century book on conjuring", first published in 1722 (Pierson, p. 31). The work provides a detailed guide on how to conduct various tricks including "how to make a cat draw a fellow through a pond of water" and "how to cause the beer you drink to be wrung out of the handle of... Learn More
    £6,250.00

    Stock Code: 107439

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