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The illustrated history of magic.

Author: Milbourne Christopher
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1973]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milbourne Christopher
ISBN: 0690431651 9780690431650
OCLC Number: 668533
Description: 452 pages illustrations 26 cm
Contents: Myth or magic --
The first wonder-workers --
The automaton chess player --
Magic in the colonies --
American Indian conjuring --
Professor Pinetti --
Signor Blitz --
The great wizard of the north --
Robert-Houdin, innovator --
England's home of mystery --
The great Herrmanns --
Around the world with Kellar --
Thurston: the wonder show of the universe --
Ching Ling Foo, Chung Ling Soo, and the Great Lafayette --
The Selbit sensations --
The great Vaudeville specialists --
Le Roy and Goldin, trendsetters --
Carter, Nicola, and Raymond --
Houdini --
Blackstone versus Dante --
Dunninger, master mentalist --
Big shows and small screens.

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