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Magic, 1400s-1950s / edited by Noel Daniel ; introduction by Ricky Jay ; essays and captions by Mike Caveney and Jim Steinmeyer.

Contributor(s): Daniel, Noel [editor of compilation.] | Caveney, Mike [author.] | Steinmeyer, Jim, 1958- [author.]Material type: TextTextLanguage: English, French, German Publication details: K©œln Taschen, [2013?]Description: 535 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 39 cmISBN: 9783836528078 (hbk.) :Subject(s): Magicians -- History -- Pictorial works | Magicians -- History | Magic tricks -- HistoryDDC classification: 793.809 Summary: Magic has enchanted humankind for thousands of years, evoking terror, laughter, shock, and amazement in its audiences. This book celebrates more than 500 years of the visual culture of the world's greatest magicians, and traces the history of magic as a performing art from its early street performers to the masters of the golden age and 20th century greats like Houdini.
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In slip case.

Includes index.

Originally published: 2009.

Magic has enchanted humankind for thousands of years, evoking terror, laughter, shock, and amazement in its audiences. This book celebrates more than 500 years of the visual culture of the world's greatest magicians, and traces the history of magic as a performing art from its early street performers to the masters of the golden age and 20th century greats like Houdini.

Text in English, French and German.

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