Dull gilt lettering and image of a child conjuror to the front board performing his trick with a rabbit. Previous owner’s details, R P Simpkins, Masonic Temple, 80 Plein Street, Johannesburg on front fep as well as his signature, Reginald Percy Simpkins, in black ink across the title page. A loved and well-used book. Tricks and illusions carefully chosen for their simplicity of execution. Full of text illustrations to delight and amaze. Mild pencil marks on the Contents page. Small forced indentation on the first 16 pages. Long split to the front end papers with toning and tide-marks. Some damage to the rear corner and fixed end page. Scattered foxing and light soiling. Two pages have missing corners. 97 Pages. Condition: Poor. Binding: Hardcover. Worn and faded green cloth boards with some light damage to upper corners. Edge-wear, some fraying and abrasions.
Publisher: George Routledge & Sons, Limited
Date Published: Circa 1920s
Publication Place: London
Binding: Hardcover. Worn and faded green cloth boards with some light damage to upper corners. Edge-wear, some fraying and abrasions.