London: Jonathan Cape, 1987.
Hardcover. Signed by Paul Daniels in ink to half-title page. 10" X 7 1/4". 287pp. Very mild shelf wear to covers, corners, and edges of price-clipped dust jacket. Mild rubbing to edges of blue cloth over boards. Spine lettered in gilt. Remainder marks to top edge of text block. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is firm and sound. Color photographs and illustrations throughout. A handsome copy of this work detailing the history of magic. Very good / very good. Item #6612