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WALDMAN, CARL, JOE LAYDEN & JAMY IAN SWISS (FOREWORD BY SIEGFRIED & ROY; PREFACE BY LANCE BURTON) - The Art of Magic  The Companion to the PBS Special

Title: The Art of Magic The Companion to the PBS Special
Description: General Publishing Group Inc., Santa Monica CA, 1997. Quarto; hardcover, with silver-gilt spine titles; 256pp., with many and monochrome and full-colour illustrations. Minor wear. Dustwrapper lightly rubbed. Near fine. Published to accompany the US TV special of the same name, this large format book is beautifully illustrated with poster reproductions, magician's publicity photographs, and artwork from the Kenneth Klosterman Collection. Starting with the magic of the shamans it explores the ritual magic of ancient temple priests, conjuring in the Dark Ages, the mysteries of the east and the pioneers of theatrical magic through to Las Vegas, and a look at the current state of the art. 'The Art of Magic' offers a worthwhile look into the fascinating history of magic. A very enjoyable book.

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Price: AUD 27.50 = appr. US$ 19.03 Seller: Lamdha Books
- Book number: 97145


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