The Secrets Of Conjuring And Magic by Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin

The Secrets Of Conjuring And Magic

By Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin

  • Release Date: 2014-08-09
  • Genre: Artes escénicas
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Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (1805-71) is often called the father of modern conjuring. The best-known magician of his time, Robert-Houdin toured France, England and Germany and performed for Queen Victoria. 
In this fascinating volume you will find the oft-quoted advice that “A conjuror is not a juggler; he is an actor playing the part of someone with real powers”. Originally published (in French) in 1868, Robert-Houdin describes in detail many magic tricks and includes a history of conjuring. In 1877 the book appeared in English, translation by Professor Louis Hoffmann (1839-1919). This is a Hey Presto remastered edition of the translated work first published in 1877.