The Encyclopedia of Stage Illusions
29cm x 22cm. 374 pages, black and white illustrations. Black padded bonded leather, gilt lettering, no jacket.
Originally self published in a smaller form by the author, here expanded and edited by Ormond McGill and published by Lloyd E. Jones, in a stated limited edition of 500, though less were distributed due to a copyright claim brought against McGill and Jones. Burling Hull is regarded as one of the world’s greatest illusionists and this encyclopedia, profusely illustrated throughout with photographs and detailed plan drawings, explains nearly 200 illusions.
Gilt lettering on spine worn. Very minor handling wear. Near Fine Condition.
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