The Art of Magic - The Companion to the Pbs Special
Carl Waldman
General Publishing Group, Inc. (1997)
In Collection
#3900
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Hardcover 1575440369
USA  English
Waldman, Carl & Joe Layden: The Art of Magic
©1997 PBS Books, CA
Hardcover
ISBN 1-57544-036

Comments: With Jamy Ian Swiss. Companion book to the PBS television special

Contents:

6 Foreword (Siegfried & Roy)
8 Preface (Lance Burton)
12 Introduction - You Do Believe in Magic
20 Chapter 1 - Magic of the Shamans
28 Chapter 2 - Magic of the Temple Priests
40 Chapter 3 - Conjuring in the Dark Ages
50 Chapter 4 - Mysteries of the East
58 Chapter 5 - Pioneers of Theatrical Magic
70 Chapter 6 - Fathers of Modern Magic
80 Chapter 7 - The Rise of Spiritualism
96 Chapter 8 - Ghostbusting
108 Chapter 9 - Masters of Illusion
122 Chapter 10 - Ultimate Showmen
138 Chapter 11- Conjurers One and All
156 Chapter 12 - Master of Escapology
172 Chapter 13 - Masters of Mentalism
182 Chapter 14 - Masters of Manipulation
198 Chapter 15 - Movie Magic
204 Chapter 16 - State of the Art
248 The Power of Words: A Glossary of Magical Terms
251 Magical Societies
251 Periodicals on Magic
252 Bibliography
254 Index


Credits
Illustrator Frank Coffey
Product Details
LoC Classification GV1547.W228 1997
Dewey 793.8
No. of Pages 256
First Edition Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf Top
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor