Blackstone, Harry, Sr.: Easy Magic for Everyone
1911 Harry Blackstone, Arthur P. Felsman
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 5.5x8.5", 17 pages
Easy Magic for
              Everyone
Image courtesy e-Bay seller JayAndLefty
Easy Magic for
              Everyone
Image courtesy GranHoudini.net

Comments (Stephen Sparks): From the book, "Ingenious ways in which a beginner, without any expensive apparatus or a knowledge of "sleights" can entertain and amuse his friends". Originally published in 1911, before Blackstone, Sr. was using the name "Blackstone". Inside are 15 magic effects with 16 actual photographs of Blackstone and 3 illustrations.

Contents (numbers are not page numbers):

1 The Magnetized Piece of Word or Table Knife
2 The Blackstone Vanishing Ace
3 A Blackstone Egg Production
4 The Blackstone Mysterious Sugar Trick
5 The Blackstone Seven Card Trick
6 The Blackstone Magic Handkerchief
7 A Simple Experiment With Static Electricity
8 A Blackstone Mystery
9 The Blackstone Seven and Eight Trick
10 The Blackstone Broken Match and Handkerchief
11 Blackstone's Mind Reading Trick With Cards
12 The Blackstone Rubber Band and String Trick
13 To Pass A Half Dollar Through A Hole Half Its Size
14 Blackstone's Watch Trick (A Mind Reading Effect)
15 Swallowing A Knife


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