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FREE DOWNLOAD ´ Magic: 1400s–1950s ¹ Magic has enchanted humankind for millennia evoking terror laughter shock and amazement Once persecuted as heretics and sorcerers magicians have always been conduits to a parallel universe of limitless possibility – whether invoking spirits reading minds or inverting the laws of nature by sleight of handTory of magic as a performing art from the 1400s to the 1950s Combining sensational images with lucid and incisive text Magic explores the evolution of the magician’s craft from medieval street performers to the brilliant stage magicians who gave rise to cinematic special effects; from the 19th century's Golden Age of Magic to groundbreaking daredevils like Houdini and the early 20th century's vaudevillians. If you are into Magic and its historythen this is a fabulous bookThe book is worth it for the beautiful posters feature in the bookNo computer could ever make posters as beautiful as these were This purchase was purely selfishMy Grandparents were magicians and my Grandfather worked for Howard Thurston and also partnered with Tampa the late 1800's thru the 1960's was a great time for magic and magicians This is really a great treasury of magic and its starsI bought this on clearance for 1999 at the big bookstoreit is a coffee table book and worth every penny

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T powerful fantasy world man had ever known As the pioneers of special effects throughout history magicians have never ceased to mystify us by making the impossible possible       This book celebrates than 500 years of the dazzling visual culture of the world’s greatest magicians Featuring over 1000 rarely seen vintage posters photographs handbills and engravings in one 650 page volume it traces the his. If I could give this book ten stars I would so wonderful this collection of magic related material is This isn't a small book it's one of the over sized Taschen books and when I say over sized I'm not kidding around it's massive Which only adds to the books appeal as the full color lithographs collected in this are mind blowing and gorgeous as the complete history of magic is given loving treatment The posters and photographs are the stars of Magic 1400s 1950s with short histories on different eras of magic Virtually every magician who ever made a name for themselves is in this book This is a jaw dropper

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Magic 1400s–1950sMagic has enchanted humankind for millennia evoking terror laughter shock and amazement Once persecuted as heretics and sorcerers magicians have always been conduits to a parallel universe of limitless possibility – whether invoking spirits reading minds or inverting the laws of nature by sleight of hand Long before science fiction virtual realities video games and the internet the craft of magic was the mos. This is a standard size version of book originally published in a larger coffee table format It has incredibly fine print which is tiring to read its not a reading sort of book You won't learn any magic tricks from this book The print is so fine I knocked off a starBut it is packed wall to wall with illustrations and photos showing handbills posters paraphernalia and live shows a visual history of the magic show It's printed on a very heavy clay stock with high resolution I cannot see the screening dots the colors are lush and the photos exuisite This puppy weighs than four pounds The original may have given me a herniaA lovely coffee table book for the magic nerd in your life you may want to find a copy of the larger original though I suspect shipping might be a bit dear