New York: George Routledge & Sons (Limited), 1900. First American edition. Hardcover. 178pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Light bluish gray cloth with black and red ink stamped titles and a white and black ink stamped sleight of hand vignette on the front cover. Very good. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed and bumped. There is a short closed tear in the cloth of the front cover in the top right corner. The rear endsheet is lightly soiled, and has a bookseller's tiny label. Item #18218
Fully illustrated. Tricks covered include the mysterious claret glass, the coin of Phoenix, the sixteen to one silver trick, and much more. J. Nelson Downs is referred to as the "King of Koins" on the front cover. With magic and conjuring ads at the back.