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Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection.

Henry Dean

Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection.

By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher. : Together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto. : To which is now added, abundance of rare and new inventions.

by Henry Dean

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Published by Printed for Mathew Carey, no. 118, Market-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic tricks.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArt of legerdemain; or, Hocus pocus in perfection.
    StatementBy Henry Dean.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 28540.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2], 106 p.
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14584855M

      To Fellow Magic Collectors, Historians and Bibliophiles: My friend Burt Sperber plans to publish a facsimile of the rare first edition of Henry Dean's The Whole Art of Legerdemain, or Hocus Pocus in Perfection, published in London in The reprint will be supplemented with an historical essay on Dean's book, and an updated bibliographical checklist of all known editions of his work, .   Last year, we announced that Burt Sperber would publish a facsimile reprint of the extremely rare first edition of Henry Deans iconic magic book, The Whole Art of Legerdemain, or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection,published in London in

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Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection by Henry Dean Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hocus Pocus; or The Whole Art of Legerdemain, in Perfection. By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher. Together with the Use of all the Instruments belonging thereto. Note: The first magic book published in the United States.

Originally published in England in Cf. Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher: together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto: to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions.

Philadelphia: Printed for. The Whole ART of LEGERDEMAIN; OR, HOCUS POCUS IN PERFECTION, &c. Leger­de­main is an oper­a­tion where­by one may seem to work won­der­ful, im­pos­si­ble, and in­cred­i­ble things, by agil­ity, nim­ble­ness, and slight of hand. The parts of this in­gen­i­ous art.

The Paperback of the Hocus Pocus: Or The Whole Art Of Legerdemain, In Perfection. By Which The Meane?t Capacity May Perform The Whole Without The Help Of Author: Henry Dean.

Search Hello Select your address Select your address. The whole art of legerdemain; or, hocus pocus in perfection: The ninth edition, with large additions and amendments.

Written by H. Dean. [Multiple Contributors, See Notes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The whole art of legerdemain; or, hocus pocus in perfection: The ninth edition, with large additions and : See Notes Multiple Contributors.

7 penny piece upon the wax, which with use you may so accomplish as no man shall perceive it. then, and in the meantime, use words of course, and suddenly open your hand, hold the tips of your fingers rather lower than higher than the palm of your hand, and the beholders will wonder where it is gone ; then shut your hand suddenly again, and lay a wager whether it be there or not, and you.

THE WHOLE ART OF LEGERDEMAIN ; OR, Hocus Pocus IN PERFECTION. LEGERDEMAIN is an operation whereby one may seem to work wonderful, impossible, and incredible things, by agility, nimbleness, and sleight of hand.

A Description of the Operator. He must be one of a bold and undaunted resolution, so as to set a good face upon the matter 2. THE WHOLE ART O F LEGERDEMAIN; o R, HOCUS POCUS r In PERFECTION.

LEgerdemain is an operation whereby one may feem to work wonderful, impoffible, and incredible things, by agility, nimblenefs, and flight of hand. Dean was conjectured to be a magic dealer, a book dealer, or a person in some way connected to an 18th-century publisher of the same name.

Much of the book is taken from Reginald Scot’s The Discoverie of Witchcraft and Hocus Pocus Junior. Also seen it published as "Hocus Pocus, or the Whole Art of Legerdemain".

The Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection. A remarkably fresh copy of by far the best-known 18th-century book on conjuring, first published in Rare: ESTC locates three copies only of this edition in Britain (BL, Glasgow University and Senate House libraries) and.

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Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection. By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher.: Together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto.: To which is now added, abundance of rare and new inventions.

/ By Henry Dean. Dean, Henry. MAGIC AND CONJURING. DEAN, Henry. Whole Art of Legerdemain: or Hocus Pocus in Perfection. By which the meanest Capacity may perform the Whole ART without a Teacher.

Together with the Use of all the Instruments belonging thereto. To Which is Now Added Abundance of New and Rare Inventions, the like never before in Print, but much desired by many.

Get this from a library. Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher : to which is now added, abundance of new and rare inventions.

[Henry Dean]. Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole art without a teacher together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto to which is now added, abundance of new and rare inventions, the like never before in print, but much desired by many.

Title: Hocus pocus; or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection. By which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher. Together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto. To which is now added, abundance of rare and new inventions.

By Henry Dean. Adam Mada holding a rare book, The Whole Art of Legerdemain, or Hocus Pocus in Perfection, State Library of NSW containing magician's secrets to teach stagecraft to students at : Julie Power.

Book Title: The whole art of legerdemain or Hocus pocus in perfection To which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions The ninth edition with large additions and amendments: Author: Henry DEAN (Conjuror.) Publisher: Release Date: Pages: ISBN: BL:A Available Language: English, Spanish, And French.

The Whole Art of Legerdemain; or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the Whole Art without a Teacher. Together with the Use of all the Instruments belonging thereto.

To which is now added abundance of New and Rare Inventions, the like never before in print, but much desired by many Written by H. Dean. Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain in perfection; Description: By which any one may perform the most strange and curious tricks of slight of hand, with cards, rings, fire, ribbons, money &c.

without a teacher. To which are now added, numerous new and rare inventions such as were never before seen in print. Shelfmark: L.C(14).Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain in perfection; Description: By which any one may perform the most strange and curious tricks of sleight of hand, with cards, rings, fire, ribbons, money &c.

without a teacher. To which are now added, numerous new and rare inventions such as were never before seen in print / By Henry Dean. Shelfmark.DEAN (HENRY) The Whole Art of Legerdemain; Or, Hocus Pocus in Perfection, eighth edition, numerous woodcut illustrations (one with small hole), 2-page publisher's catalogue at end (lower margins slightly cropped), ownership inscription of ad on rear endpaper, some spotting, publisher's cloth, rubbed, 12mo, J.

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