Evening Amusements For Everyone
Planche, Frederick D'Arros
Porter & Coates (1870)
In Collection
#3588
10*
Conjuring
Magic tricks
Hardcover 
USA  eng
Planche, Frederick D'Arros (editor): Evening Amusements for Every One
©1872 (circa) Porter and Coates, Philadelphia
Hardcover, no dj, approx 6x8", 282 pages
©1910 John C. Windston Co., Phladelphia
Planche: Evening Amusement for Every One

Abebooks price range 75.00 - 200.00

Comments: "A Collection of Mirthful Games, Parlour Pastimes, Shadow Plays, Magic, Conjuring, Card Tricks, Chemical Surprises, FireWorks, Forfeits, &c." Illustrated by George Cruikshank and others.

Contents (Chapters Only, numbers are not page numbers):

i Preface
vii Introduction

I. Mirthful Games And Parlour Pastimes: Illustrated
II. Ninety-And-Flve Forfeits
III. Acting Charades
IV. Rebuses
V. Conjuring, Magic And Mystery
VI. Sleight Of Hand And Other Tricks With Cards
VII. Fireworks And Chemical Surprises
VIII. Metagrams
IX. Square Words
X. Diamond Puzzles

nice circa 1870 publication of "EVENING AMUSEMENTS FOR EVERYONE." A collection of mirthful games, parlour pastimes, shadow plays, magic, conjuring, card tricks, chemical surprises, fireworks, forfeits, etc, Compiled and arranged by Frederick D'Arros Planche. Illustrated by George Cruikshank and others. Copyright date not indicated. Published by Porter & Coates, Philadelphia, 282 pages plus 6 pages of Porter and Coates book advertisements. Overall, in near fine condition with light surface, rubbing and edgewear to the exterior cover. Decorative Ornate cloth cover with gold gilt embossed design lists book title on the front and spine covers. Binding is tight to the spine. Interior pages are in near fine condition, very clean, sharp and crisp in character. No rips, tears or writing to interior pages. Only exception is previous owners name written on the front free endpage. A very interesting and collectible work, this would be a wonderful addition to your Antiquarian Magic book collection.



Product Details
No. of Pages 282
Rare Yes
Personal Details
Read It No
Location Magic Library (Home) Shelf S
Condition Fine
Owner Bryan-Keith Taylor
Notes
(C.1870) "EVENING AMUSEMENTS FOR EVERYONE" CONJURING MAGIC, MYSTERY, SLEIGHT OF HAND & OTHER TRICKS with CARDS

THE CONTENTS of this BOOK ARE:

I. Mirthful Games and Parlour Pastimes, Illustrated
II. Ninety-and-Five Forfeits
III. Acting Charades
IV. Rebuses
V. Conjuring, Magic and Mystery
VI. Sleight of Hand and other Tricks with Cards
VII. Fireworks and Chemical Surprises
VIII. Metagrams
IX. Square Words
X. Diamond Puzzles

A great collectible, this circa 1880 publication of "EVENING AMUSEMENTS FOR EVERYONE" CONJURING MAGIC, MYSTERY, SLEIGHT OF HAND & OTHER TRICKS with CARDS