Magical Originalities - A Chat On Practical Magic
Noakes, Ernest E.
George Bell & Sons (1914)
In Collection
#3314
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Hardcover 
London  eng
Noakes, Ernest E.: Magical Originailities
A Chat On Practical Magic
©1914 G. Bell and Sons, Ltd, London
Hardcover, 5.25x7.5", 161 pages
Publisher's gil embossed cloth.


Abebooks price range 187.00 - 650.00

First Edition, first impression, illustrated. Darkened spine, owner's mark, otherwise good and tight copy. 161 pages . Printed in Edinburg, Scotland Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. Preface by J.N. Maskelyne. Frontispiece portrait with facsimile signature. Illustrated with line drawings, charts, etc. Original pictorial red cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g.


Contents (from Jose Gonzalez eBook edition, numbers are not page numbers)

1 Preface (J.N. Maskelyne)
2 Introduction
3 The Transitoryist's Card: a card with corner ripped off vanishes and appears in an envelope
4 The Chocolate Box: magician can see through a box and determine the top card
5 The Game of Whist: the performer wins the hand
6 The Spot Card: audience expects that all the cards in a deck are the same, but are proven wrong
7 An Amusing Card Effect: simple method of deteriming selections from half the deck
8 The Ne Plus Ultra Trick: eight selected cards are named or their positions in the deck called
9 About Coins: palming coin recommendation, the coin wand, and a gimmicked coin described
10 An Old Coin Favourite: coin in ball of wool
11 Some Coin Manipulation: on the back palm
12 A New Aerial Treasury: a Miser's Dream for the stage
13 Some Other Coin Moves: some further ideas
14 The Hand of Mystery: a hand spells out answers on a board for stage
15 Wine And Water: method to produce various wines from water
16 A Spirit Message Frame: message appears in a frame; also a method to show all sides of a slate
17 The Educated Dial: for stage, a large dial predicts numbers selected
18 Rice Bowls: tips on making the ideal feke, and presentation ideas
19 Production of Large Bowl
20 Pots of Flowers Production
21 Cigars and Decanter Trick: cigars vanish from decanter and are found in a cigar box, and the borrowed items in the cigar box are found elsewhere
22 The Dyeflytie Handkerchief Act: a full act
23 Some Effects with Silk: production from a sword, and a production from a table
24 The Tambourine: fake and loader for silk production
25 Watch and Boxes: borrowed watch and flags vanish to be found bundled together
26 An Impromptu Performance: Noake's routine using a hat, pipe, and key
27 Greenwich Observatory: a obedient ball using a stage prop
28 The Revolving Blocks: stacked wooden block numbers change; does not use the cylinder cover
29 A New Billiard Ball Trick: using a gimmicked table
30 The Cigarette Table: or biscuits and chocolate; using a special table


Noakes, Ernest E..
London, 1914 (1st. ed. noted), Publisher's gil embossed cloth.

Abebooks price range 187.00 - 650.00

First Edition, first impression, illustrated. Darkened spine, owner's mark, otherwise good and tight copy. 161 pages . Printed in Edinburg, Scotland Hardcover. First edition. 8vo. Preface by J.N. Maskelyne. Frontispiece portrait with facsimile signature. Illustrated with line drawings, charts, etc. Original pictorial red cloth stamped in gilt, t.e.g.



Product Details
No. of Pages 161
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf R
Condition Very Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor