Testament de Jérome Sharp was the third of a series of five books where Henri Decremps (1746-1826), a Frenchman who had studied law, physics and music, would expose the secrets of Italian conjuror Giuseppe Pinetti (1750-1800) as the result of a challenge. The most famous book of the series is La Magie Blanche Dévoilée (1784).
This is the French original. For a commentary on the card magic in this book see Testament de Jérome Sharp: An Analytical Essay on the Card Magic in the Book by Roberto Giobbi.
1st edition 1788, (this ebook created from the 1793 edition) 277 pages.
word count: 56502 which is equivalent to 226 standard pages of text