|Magic At Home By Professor Hoffmann First Edition|
Magic and Home - A Book of Amusing Science, By Professor Hoffmann. First (1890) edition, on the subject of science based magic and conjuring.
This is an absolutely beautiful vintage magic book that explores the application of popular science for entertainment in 1890. Even has a section on hand shadows.
The condition is very good, all pages intact, some minor damage to spine fabric at base, loosening of cover fabric on back cover, and loosening of front cover on inside of first page. All consistent with age. Please see photos for accurate description of book.
Inscribed in front cover "H.M.Berry, Christmas 1890" in beautiful victorian writing.
Hard backed, 240 pages, 112 wood engravings, Cassell & Company Ltd.