THE BOOK OF MODERN CONJURING. With 133 Illustrations.
Price: $125.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: L. Upcott Gill / New York: Charles Scribner's Sons.
Date Published: No Date .
Edition: First Edition Thus
Binding: Pictorial Boards
Book Id: 310686
Presumed First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial paper-covered boards, cloth spine, Yellowback Style. 216 pp + 8 pp publisher's catalogue at rear, yellow coated endpapers. Illustrated throughout with line drawings in the text. Corners worn and rounded from wear, pictorial paper label on front panel a bit chipped at edges, pencil writing on front free endpaper, some general light soiling and foxing. A good, sound copy of an attractive book.
¶ Worldcat lists but 2 editions of this book, this one and a later reprint from the 1920's. There is only one holding for this Upcott Gill edition however, and that is in Chulalongkorn University Library in Bangkok; one might assume from this that this book is actually fairly rare.