Biographies of magicians, mentalists, illusionists, prestidigitators, and fraudulent mediums of the past · HENRY SLADE Was he a medium or a magician? · CAGLIOSTRO The Mystery Man of Europe · KATTERFELTO Lecturer, conjurer, and quack · SERVAIS LE ROY He levitated a pianist and her piano · C.W. STARR His vanishing act was for sheriffs · TORRINI His greatest illusion was himself · SIGNOR BLITZ What he pulled from a hat one night kept a family together · CHARLES MORRITT His masterpiece was the Disappearing Donkey · THE BOTTLE CONJURER How was he going to jump into a bottle? · MAELZEL There was more to his Chessplaying Automaton than met the eye · ROBERT HELLER His mindreading act mystified audiences · THE BANGS SISTERS Both the spirits and the police visited their parlor · OTTO MAURER His magic shop in a Bowery basement was spooky · BERT REESE What was the secret of his psychic powers? · BELLACHINI He bewitched the Emperor's pen--and was appointed Court Conjurer · COMUS With his Horologium, he could read minds from miles away · ETIENNE-GASPARD ROBERTSON He hosted the Phantasmagoria · HENRY BOX BROWN, HOCUS POCUS, and THE FAMOUS MR. FAWKES
Professor Solomon (who describes himself as an amateur professor) is the author of "How to Find Lost Objects" (1995), "Japan in a Nutshell" (1997), "How to Make the Most of a Flying Saucer Experience" (1998), "Coney Island" (1999), "The Book of King Solomon" (2005), "Visitors to the Inner Earth" (2011), "Lives of the Conjurers Volume One" (2014), and "Lives of the Conjurers Volume Two" (2015). He has appeared on NBC's "Today" show and ABC's "Good Morning America." His Web site is: http://www.professorsolomon.com
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Descrizione libro Top Hat Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: Brand New. 176 pages. 8.50x5.25x0.40 inches. In Stock. Codice libro della libreria zk0912509155
Descrizione libro Top Hat Press, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 912509155