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This book celebrates more than 500 years of the stunning visual culture of the world’s greatest magicians. Featuring more than 850 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings as well as paintings by Hieronymus Bosch and Caravaggio among others, The Big Book of Magic traces the history of magic as a performing art from the 1400s to the 1950s. Combining sensational images with incisive text, the book explores the evolution of the magician’s craft, from medieval street performers to the brilliant stage magicians who gave rise to cinematic special effects; from the 19th century’s Golden Age of Magic to groundbreaking daredevils like Houdini and the early 20th century’s vaudevillians.

Author: Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Noel Daniel
Format: Hardcover in slipcase
Size: 9.9 x 15.0 in.
544 pages
Product Code
9783836528078
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Estimated delivery date: 16th - 21st Oct You will be sent an email as soon as your order is placed. For more information please click here

We hope you will be thrilled with your purchases but in the unlikely event that you want to return something, you can find full return instructions on the back of your delivery note or click here

plusDescription
This book celebrates more than 500 years of the stunning visual culture of the world’s greatest magicians. Featuring more than 850 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings as well as paintings by Hieronymus Bosch and Caravaggio among others, The Big Book of Magic traces the history of magic as a performing art from the 1400s to the 1950s. Combining sensational images with incisive text, the book explores the evolution of the magician’s craft, from medieval street performers to the brilliant stage magicians who gave rise to cinematic special effects; from the 19th century’s Golden Age of Magic to groundbreaking daredevils like Houdini and the early 20th century’s vaudevillians.

Author: Mike Caveney, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay, Noel Daniel
Format: Hardcover in slipcase
Size: 9.9 x 15.0 in.
544 pages
Product Code 9783836528078
plusDelivery & Returns
Estimated delivery date: 16th - 21st Oct You will be sent an email as soon as your order is placed. For more information please click here

We hope you will be thrilled with your purchases but in the unlikely event that you want to return something, you can find full return instructions on the back of your delivery note or click here

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