Chicago: Magic, Inc., 1998.
Hardcover. 9 1/2" X 7 1/4". xx, 519pp. Wear to unclipped dust jacket with rubbing and soiling to covers and creasing, chipping, and tears to corners and edges. Bottom 1" of jacket missing at spine. Toning to edges of dust jacket. Jacket has been taped to front and rear paste-down. Bound in blue cloth over boards with spine and front cover lettered in gilt. Rubbing and gentle bumps to corners and edges of boards. Pages are clean and unmarked. Binding is sound.
ABOUT THIS BOOK:
A modern treatise of ways of concealing, producing, altering and multiplying coins from the empty hands, being the first complete explanation of methods for so doing published since Downs' immortal classic of sixty-six years ago. Six hundred sixty-nine illustrations are included for clarity in demonstrating 110 coin sleights and 312 coin tricks.(Publisher). Good + / good. Item #8979