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Dr. Herman Pinetti
Second Sight Secrets and Mechanical Magic by Dr. Herman Pinetti

This is a curious old magic book explaining the spirit cabinet, dancing handkerchief, a method to levitate a human, a method to let a table float. The bulk of the book focuses on second sight acts - how questions from the audience can be answered. Several methods are being outlined. At the very end a few parlor tricks are described.

1st edition 1905, 1st digital edition 2013, 27 pages.

Table of Contents

  1. Preface
  2. CHAPTER I: Cabinet Tricks
  3. CHAPTER II: Table Lifting
  4. - The Obedient Handkerchief
  5. CHAPTER III: The Floating Girl
  6. CHAPTER IV: Second Sight And Kindred Phenomena
  7. Closing Remarks ...
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