Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection
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Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher : together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto , to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions, the like never in print, but much desired by many. by Henry Dean

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Published by Printed by Robert Anderson in Glasgow .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published: Glasgow : J.& M. Robertson, 1797.

The Physical Object
Pagination108p. :
Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19699720M

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The first magic book published in the United States. Originally published in England in Cf. Library of Congress information bull., Oct. 6, "Printed by R. Folwell "--P. Signatures: A-F¹²⁶. The chainlines are vertical. Evans Hall, T.H. Books on conjuring in English, ESTC W Library of Congress copy slightly cropped. Also available in digital form on the. The Whole ART of LEGERDEMAIN; OR, HOCUS POCUS IN PERFECTION, &c. Leger­de­main is an oper­a­tion where­by one may seem to work won­der­ful, im­pos­si­ble, and in­cred­i­ble things, by agil­ity, nim­ble­ness, and slight of hand. The parts of this in­gen­i­ous art, are prin­ci­pal­ly four. First, In conveyance of balls.   The Paperback of the Hocus Pocus: Or The Whole Art Of Legerdemain, In Perfection. By Which The Meane?t Capacity May Perform The Whole Without The Help Of A Due to COVID, orders may be : Henry Dean. Search Hello Select your address Select your address.

  The whole art of legerdemain; or, hocus pocus in perfection: The ninth edition, with large additions and amendments. Written by H. Dean. [Multiple Contributors, See Notes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The whole art of legerdemain; or, hocus pocus in perfection: The ninth edition, with large additions and : See Notes Multiple Contributors.   7 penny piece upon the wax, which with use you may so accomplish as no man shall perceive it. then, and in the meantime, use words of course, and suddenly open your hand, hold the tips of your fingers rather lower than higher than the palm of your hand, and the beholders will wonder where it is gone ; then shut your hand suddenly again, and lay a wager .   THE WHOLE ART OF LEGERDEMAIN ; OR, Hocus Pocus IN PERFECTION. LEGERDEMAIN is an operation whereby one may seem to work wonderful, impossible, and incredible things, by agility, nimbleness, and sleight of hand. A Description of the Operator. 1. He must be one of a bold and undaunted resolution, so as to set a good face upon the matter 2. THE WHOLE ART O F LEGERDEMAIN; o R, HOCUS POCUS r In PERFECTION. LEgerdemain is an operation whereby one may feem to work wonderful, impoffible, and incredible things, by agility, nimblenefs, and flight of hand.

Dean was conjectured to be a magic dealer, a book dealer, or a person in some way connected to an 18th-century publisher of the same name. Much of the book is taken from Reginald Scot’s The Discoverie of Witchcraft and Hocus Pocus Junior.. Also seen it published as "Hocus Pocus, or the Whole Art of Legerdemain". The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection. A remarkably fresh copy of by far the best-known 18th-century book on conjuring, first published in Rare: ESTC locates three copies only of this edition in Britain (BL, Glasgow University and Senate House libraries) and the Folger copy in America. Get this from a library! Hocus pocus ; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher.: Together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto.: To which is now added, abundance of rare and new inventions.. [Henry Dean]. Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection. By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher.: Together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto.: To which is now added, abundance of rare and new inventions. / By Henry Dean. Dean, Henry.