RARE AND DESIRABLE "ARCAS" early edition!From the estate book collection of a retired professional magician.
One of the few books written on the rough-and-smooth principle!Though the book was published in the 1930s, the techniques outlined have not changed.If you are looking for some in-depth information on this very useful card magic principle, this book is a HARD TO FIND "must-have".
Trevor Henry Hall (1910–1991) was a British author, surveyor, and sceptic of paranormal phenomena. He had a deep interest in both magic and mystery.Originally a member of the Society for Psychical Research, he eventually became a vocal critic and published a series of sceptical books on the paranormal and psychical research.He was a collector of magic books and was a member of The Magic Circle.
Chapter One: Principles
Chapter Two: Technique
Chapter Three: Some Magic
Chapter Four: Transpositions
Chapter Five: Prophecies
Chapter Six: Mental Control
Chapter Seven: Multiplication
Chapter Eight: Transformations
Chapter Nine: Nothing Is Impossible
CONDITION: good.The cover and inside pages have some age yellowing, foxing and staining.Book is slightly warped.A past owner has written his name inside the front cover.Hardbound. 64 pages. Includes photos.You are getting the exact book shown in the product photo.