From Witchcraft To Card Tricks - Notes Toward an History of Western Close-up Magic (1584-1897)
Stephen Minch
Hermetic Press (1991)
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Conjuring
Magic tricks - History
booklet 
USA  eng
Minch, Stephen: From Witchcraft to Card Tricks
©1991 Stephen Minch, Hermetic Press
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 8.5x11", 29 pages

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Contents: (courtesy TheMagicFiles.com, no longer active):

1 Introduction
2 La Premiére Partie des Subtiles et Plaisantes Inventions & The Discoverie of Witchcraft (1584) (Jean Prévost-Reginald Scot)
6 Libretto de Secreti Noblissimi et Alcuni Giocchi con Destrezza di Mano Cose Vere e Experimentate (1585) (Horatio Napolitana)
7 The Art of Jugling or Legerdemaine (1612) (Samuel Rid)
8 Hocus Pocus Junior (1634) (Anonymous)
9 Récréations Mathématiques et Physiques (1693) (Jacques Ozanam)
9 The Merry Companion (1716) (Richard Neve)
10 White''s Hocus Pocus (1715-1718) (John White)
10 The Whole Art of Legerdemain (1722) (Henry Dean)
12 Nouvelles Récréations Physiques et Mathématiques (1740) (Gilles-Edme Guyot)
13 The Works of Henri Decremps (1784-1790) (Henri Decremps)
14 The Conjuror''s Magazine (1791-1793) (Various)
15 The Conjuror''s Repository (1803) (Anonymous)
16 Nouvelle Magie Blanche Dévoilée (1854) (Jean Nicholas Ponsin)
17 Les Secrets de la Prestidigitation et de la Magie (1868) (Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin)
18 The Secret Out (1871) (W.H. Cremer)
20 Modern Magic (1876) (Professor Hoffmann)
23 Sleight-of-Hand (1877) (Edwin T. Sachs)
24 The Book of Card Tricks (1888) (Professor R. Kunard)
25 More Magic (1890) (Professor Hoffmann)
27 J.N. Hofzinser (1806-1875) (Johann Nepomuk Hofzinser))
27 New Era Card Tricks (1897) (August Roterberg)




Product Details
Extras Author autograph
No. of Pages 30
First Edition Yes
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Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf Q
Condition Mint
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor