Item #75659 MAGIC: 1400s - 1950s. Noel Daniel, Jim Steinmeyer, Ricky Jay Mike Caveney.

MAGIC: 1400s - 1950s

Koln: Taschen, 2009. First Edition. Hardcover. "This book celebrates more than 500 years of the dazzling visual culture of the world’s greatest magicians. Featuring over 1,000 rarely seen vintage posters, photographs, handbills, and engravings in one 650-page volume, it traces the history of magic as a performing art from the 1400s to the 1950s. Combining sensational images with lucid and incisive text, Magic 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." Folio. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket - as new, still sealed in the original shrink wrap. Fine / Fine. Item #75659
ISBN: 9783836509770

Price: $200.00

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