200 Tricks You Can Do (in original dust jacket). Howard Thurston.

200 Tricks You Can Do (in original dust jacket)

New York: George Sully, 1926. Hardcover. Quite scarce, especially in dust jacket. Presumed first edition (no statements). Hardcover in red cloth lettered and lined in black. xix+ 201 pp. Illustrated with drawings. A tight, fine example in near fine dust jacket, minor wear at the spine extremities, some fade to the spine strip and a short closed tear. Howard Thurstonj (1869-1936) was one of the most famous American performing magician/ illusionists of his time. His specialty was card tricks and he became known as "The King Of Cards"; one of his other famous illusions was "The Floating Lady" levitation. This book is written for the beginner in magic, its purpose to explain clearly, concisely and conveniently 200 mystifying tricks that may be performed by the average person. Among those included: ball tricks, card tricks (naturally), cigar and cigarette tricks, tricks with coins, dice, dominoes, eggs, hardkerchifs, liquids, matches, pencils, paper, thimpbes, watches, and others. Fine / near fine. Item #E21729

Price: $150.00

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