ENDLESS AMUSEMENT; a collection of nearly 400 entertaining experiments in various Branches of Science; including Acoustics Arithmetic Chemistry Electricity Hydraulics Hydrostatics Magnetism Mechanics Optics wonders of the air pump, all the popular tricks and changes of the cards, &c &c. &c. to which is added, a Complete System of Pyrotechny; or the Art of Making Fireworks. The whole so clearly explained as to be within the reach of the most limited capacity. Third Edition. Price 2s. 6d.
London: Thomas Boys…, No date, [circa 1820, and inscribed on title 1822. 216 pages Illustrated with a folding engraved frontispiece. Original printed boards, recently re-backed. 152 x 99mm. Corner of binding a little worn; neat inscriptions on title; else a very good, clean copy. Toole Stott, A Bibliography of English Conjuring, Volume I, page 97, number 258. As well as the section on tricks with cards, there is a considerable amount on parlour magic. According to the British Library, this title was first published in 1818.
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