Item #53004 Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible. Jim STEINMEYER, William Stout.

Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible.

London: Heinemann, 2004. Hardcover. Octavo. xxii + 462pp. Yellow boards gilt-lettered on spine. Index. B/w plates & illustrations. Jim Steinmeyer (b 1958) is an internationally respected author and designer of magical illusions & theatrical special effects. Here Steinmeyer explores the magnificent sleight of hand and legendary legerdemain of the great stage magicians of the Golden Age of Magic to which he adds the context of the cultural history of the 1890s to the 1930s. Page-edges toned, else a tight, clean near-Fine copy in near-Fine dust jacket. Item #53004
ISBN: 0434013250

Price: $25.00

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