Paul Daniels And The Story Of Magic
John Fisher
Jonathan Cape (1987)
In Collection
#2757
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Hardcover 0224024922
Fisher, John: Paul Daniels and the Story of Magic
©1987 John Fisher, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London
Hardcover, 7.25x10", 285 pages

Comments:
Contents:

1 In the Beginning: a Cup and a Ball
9 2 A Magician in the Making
15 3 Funny Way to be a Magician
29 The Man Who Made Ice Famous
29 The Human Hairpin
32 The Magical Comedian
36 The Humorous Trickster
40 One of the Better, Cheaper Acts
4 5 4 A Magical Crusade
50 ‘Nobody Wins in the Bunco Booth’
50 Extra-sensory Deception
5 3 5 The Magician as National Figure
64 6 The House of Cards
81 7 Come a Little Closer
88 8 England’s Home of Mystery
102 9 ‘All Done by Kindness’
118 10 Some Great Illusionists
134 The Selbit Mysteries
134 A Whirlwind of Wizardry
139 ‘Sim Sala Bim!’
144 11 Some Suave Deceivers
150 12 The Menagerie of Magic
15 8 The Magical Farmyard
164 Conjuring at the House of Commons
170 A Magician’s Best Friend
174 The Master Phantasist
181 13 ‘It’s All Their Own Invention’
189 14 Magic for a Special Occasion
205 15 The Ziegfelds of Magic
224 16 The Enigma of Chung Ling Soo
241 17 Houdini - the Magician as Mythical Figure
268 Myth or Magic?
279 Epilogue
281 Acknowledgements
283 Index
Product Details
No. of Pages 288
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf G
Condition Near Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor