The magic magic book : an inquiry into the venerable history & operation of the oldest trick conjuring books, designated "blow books" [for whomsoever bloweth on the pages, if he be versed in the secret method, may cause the images to appear, vanish & change at will several times] adorned with original renderings from the ateliers of these esteemed delineators of artistic impression: Vija Celmins ... embellished with ancient iconography from the collection of the author of this curious compendium (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The magic magic book : an inquiry into the venerable history & operation of the oldest trick conjuring books, designated Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The magic magic book : an inquiry into the venerable history & operation of the oldest trick conjuring books, designated "blow books" [for whomsoever bloweth on the pages, if he be versed in the secret method, may cause the images to appear, vanish & change at will several times] adorned with original renderings from the ateliers of these esteemed delineators of artistic impression: Vija Celmins ... embellished with ancient iconography from the collection of the author of this curious compendium

Author: Ricky JayVija CelminsJane HammondGlenn LigonJusten LaddaAll authors
Publisher: New York : Library Fellows of the Whitney Museum of American Art, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Original artwork : EnglishView all editions and formats
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Original artwork
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ricky Jay; Vija Celmins; Jane Hammond; Glenn Ligon; Justen Ladda; Philip Taaffe; William Wegman; Whitney Museum of American Art.
OCLC Number: 70450975
Notes: Issued in decorated clamshell box.
Limited ed. of 300 copies.
Each vol. has cover and spine title: Magic magic ; last word inverted on v.2.
Vol. 2 is a magician's 'blow book' with instructions for creating a series of visual illusions.
Description: 2 volumes in box : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Other Titles: Magic magic
Responsibility: Ricky Jay.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.