1869 HOW TO AMUSE AT AN EVENING PARTY ILLUSTRATED
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-17)
Price : US $55.54
Wonderful illustrated book on magic and parlor tricks for entertaining your quests, 1869. Hard cover with color litho design, printed on light paperstock. 150 plus pages, numbered pages go to 131 with many unnumbered pages with advert. for other products by this company. Title: How to Amuse an Evening Party a complete Collection of Home Recreations, Profusely illust. with 197 fine wood cuts. Dick and Fitzgerald, publ. NY. Includes Play-room games, Board and Slate Games, Table and Toy Games, Comic Diversions, Parlor Magic , sleight of hand, Tricks requiring Simple Apparatus, Tricks with cards, Scientific Recreations, Optical Amusements eg, the camera obscura, magic lantern, phantasmagoria, Thaumatrope, etc. 4 5/8' wide by 7' by 1/4' thick. Fair to good condition in spite of the age, scuffs to binding, edges and corners, a few torn pages on inside, binding on inside partly separated from rest of text. A Great Book.
This book is sold (sold on 2008-09-17)
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