Albert A. Hopkins

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Magic: Stage Illusions, Special Effects and Trick Photography (Dover Magic Books)
by Albert A. Hopkins
Publisher's Description
Dover is reissuing this sourcebook due to its tremendous popularity. This book explains the classic stage illusions performed by Robert-Houdin, Bautier de Kolta, Maskelyne and others. In addition to complete detailed descriptions of how jugglers, acrobats, fire eaters and others achieve their effects, this book provides details of puppet shows among the Greeks, magical pitchers, and more ancient magic, as well as the simple techniques behind magic photographs, chronophotography and much more. Over 400 exceptional illustrations enhance the text.
ISBN: 0486265617
Publisher: Dover Publications
Paperback : 576 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 5.3 x 8.3 x 1.1 inches
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