This is a magnificent magic ebook. Some put it among the top 10 or even the top 3 magic books ever written. It was translated by Barrows Mussey, of Amateur Magician's Handbook fame, from the German original Das Wunderbuch der Zauberkunst. It has many photos and beautiful illustrations and covers all disciplines of magic.
With an introduction by Fulton Oursler and an unpublished chapter by Harry Kellar.
1st edition 1931; PDF 206 pages.
- To The Reader
- The Magic Of Today
- Three Secrets Of Success For Every Magician
- From Magic-Man To Modern Conjurer
- Why You Can't Always Trust Your Senses
- The Secrets Of Magical Apparatus
- Feats Of Dexterity And Skill
- Fakes, Gimmicks And Other Secret Accessories
- Vest-Pocket Magic
- The Wonders Of Card Magic
- Mind Reading, Clairvoyance, And Telephathy
- Stage Illusions
- Ghosts And Other Apparitions
- The Wonders Of Black Art
- The Mysteries Of Escapes
- The Wonders Of The Fakirs
- The Wonders Of Puzzles
word count: 69662 which is equivalent to 278 standard pages of text