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Hoffmann, Professor: Drawing Room Conjuring
©1887 George Routledge and Sons, London
Hardcover, 181 pages
Drawing Room Conjuring
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Professor Hoffmann: Drawing Room Conjuring

Comments: With 79 illustrations. A translation by Hoffmann of a French conjuring work “Recueil de Tours de Physique Amusante”

Contents (from 1920's reprint edition):

1 Preliminary Observations
6 The Flying Coin
8 The Money-Producing Card
11 The Magic Coin
13 Dematerialised Money
18 The Two Half-Crowns
22 Soluble Money
26 Transposition Extraordinary
28 The Shower Of Money
34 A Financial Operation
39 The Flying Half-Crowns
44 Mesmeric Sympathy
46 The Ambitious Card
47 The Two Card-Boxes
49 The Peregrinations Of A Card And A Coin
52 The Rising Cards (Improved)
60 Unconscious Divination
63 The Elastic Cards
68 An Impromptu Transformation
74 The Mysterious Letter
77 A Supernatural Memory
83 The Penetrable Hat
86 The Mysterious Shot
90 Thought Controlled Or Anticipated
91 - The Teetotum
91 - With Cards
92 - With Dominoes
93 - With Flowers
93 - The Mysterious Addition
99 The Burnt Handkerchief
102 The Secret Sentence
107 Floriculture Extraordinary
111 The Flying Bottle And Glass
114 The Bewitched Ring
118 A Human Hen
120 The Metamorphoses Of A Glove
124 The Japanese Butterflies
125 An Illustration Of Free Trade Principles
129 The Three Rings
134 The Fakir's Wand
138 The Spirit Padlock
141 Experiments Of A Pseudo-Spiritualistic Character
142 The Intelligent Coin
152 The Dancing Dolls
155 The Abode Of The Spirits
157 The Knotted Pocket-Handkerchiefs
160 The Hat And The Chosen Card
162 The Card Frame And The Half-Crown
166 The Spirit Padlock
167 The Two Hats
172 The Cord Feat
173 Spirit Photography
177 A Feat Of Divination
180 Concluding Observations


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