HOPKINS, Nevil Monroe (1873-1945)
Twentieth century magic
: and the construction of modern magical apparatus with the introduction of new experiments, mechanical, chemical, electrical. A treatise on the construction and introduction of scientific magical apparatus. London : George Routledge & Sons Limited, 1904. Second edition. Octavo (200 x 140 mm), publisher’s gilt pictorial cloth over boards (upper board with discolouration at bottom edge and few small marks, sunned at top edge), pictorial spine lettered in gilt (sunned and lightly marked); pp 160, illustrated with 100 text figures; foxing to preliminaries and last few leaves, top edge darkened, spotting to bottom edge; binding firm, a good copy.
First published in 1898.