Philadelphia: David McKay, Publisher, N.D. Prof. Hoffmann. Early Edition. Pictorial cloth. Small 8vo (7 7/8" x 5 1/2"), Navy blue cloth with red magic embossed vignettes on spine and front cover, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) depicting an Art Deco magician with wand and suspended skull against a pnk background, with 140 B&W illustrations, xi + [xii] + 457 pages. Fine / Near Fine. Item #2230
Sequel to Prof. Hoffman's classic Modern Magic that appeared in 1878.
Loaded with classic magic tricks, instructions on special apparatus, numerous "how-to" illustrations.
VERY SPECIAL & RARE DUST JACKET: internally clean, tight, and bright (unobtrusive losses along dj's leading edge and a small chip from its lower edge of the spine).