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Almost Gone! Highly Recommended. By Mike Caveney and Jim Steinmeyer. Edited by Noel Daniel. An amazing 850 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings. This traces the history of magic as a performing art. Combining sensational images with incisive text, the book explores the evolution of the magician’s craft, from medieval street performers to the brilliant stage magicians who gave rise to cinematic special effects–from the 19th century’s Golden Age of Magic to groundbreaking daredevils like Houdini and the early 20th century’s vaudevillians. New format & price, previously published at $200.00. Taschen, 2018.

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An amazing 850 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings. This traces the history of magic as a performing art. Combining sensational images with incisive text, the book explores the evolution of the magician’s craft, from medieval street performers to the brilliant stage magicians who gave rise to cinematic special effects–from the 19th century’s Golden Age of Magic to groundbreaking daredevils like Houdini and the early 20th century’s vaudevillians. New format & price, previously published at $200.00.

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