Gibson, Walter: Book of Secrets, Ancient and Modern
© 1927 Personal Arts Co.
Softcover, saddle-stitched, 159 pages
Book of Secrets
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Walter Gibson: Book of Secrets

Comments: I've seen another 1927 edition for sale published by A.L. Burt, and the cover was blue, and without the picture.

Contents:

4 Preface

5 Ancient Miracles
6 Early Egyptian Magic
8 The Statue Of Bel
10 The Tomb Of Belus
12 The Miraculous Altar
14 The Temple Of Thunder
16 The Miraculous Fountain
18 The Talking Idol
20 The Oracle At Delphi
21 Mediaeval Mysteries
22 Mediaeval Ghosts
24 The Wizard's Omelet
26 Cagliostro's Crucible
28 Catching A Cannonball
30 The Invisible Girl
32 The Secret Of The Burning Oven
34 The Barrel Of Liquors

35 Modern Miracles
36 The Automatic Chess Player
38 The Ghost Gun
40 Sword Swallowing
42 Fire Eating
44 The Man Of Iron
46 The Bullet Proof Man
48 The Electric Girl
50 The Georgia Magnet
52 The Escape From Under Water

53 Oriental Magic
55 The Ladder Of Swords
57 The Water Ordeal
59 Walking Through Fire
61 The Marvelous Mango Tree
63 The Indian Basket Trick
65 The Hindu Gold Miracle
67 Snake Charming
69 The Hindu Chicken Basket
71 Buried Alive
73 The Indian Rope Trick
75 The Floating Log Mystery
76 Modern Egyptian Magic

77 Secrets Of Stage Magic
78 Sawing A Woman In Half
80 Marching Under Water
82 The Mysterious Ball
84 Lulu's Leap
86 The Modern Samson
88 The Girl In The Balloon
90 The Secret Of Knife Throwing
92 The Human Fly
94 Chinese Stage Magic

95 Fraudulent Psychic Phenomena
97 The Davenport Brothers
99 A Spirit Seance
101 Spirit Raps
103 Spirit Table Lifting
105 Spirit Slate Messages
107 The Spirit Trumpet
109 Spirit Forms
111 Spirit Paintings
113 Spirit Materialization
115 Spirit Photographs
116 Sealed Message Reading

117 Magic Made Easy
118 The Escaping Prisoners
118 The Magic Square
120 The Mystic "Q"
120 Solid Through Solid
122 The Divination Discs
122 The X-Ray Cigarette Case
124 The Magic Dial
124 Watch Dimes And Penny
126 Ring On The Finger
126 The Double Loop
128 Chinese Coin Trick
128 The Mysterious Ring
130 The Penetrating Rings
130 Tying The Thumbs
132 Knots That Are Not
132 The Three Single Knots
134 The Fingers And The Loop
134 On And Off
136 Apple, Egg And Orange
136 The Pencil And Loop Trick
138 A Combination Coin Trick

139 Tricks With Cards
141 The Royal Trios
141 The Mystic Circle
143 The Sixteen Card Trick
143 Divination By Number
145 Mental Detection
147 Mystic Addition
147 Three Mystic Heaps
149 The Four Jacks
149 The Row Of Ten
151 The Magic Heap
153 Mental Divination
155 The Twenty Card Trick
155 Three Rows
157 Three Good Tricks
157 One Out—One Under
157 The Spelling Bee
157 The United Pairs
159 The Mental Divination
159 Conclusion



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