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6: ANDERSON, J[OHN]. H[ENRY]. Fashionable Science 1847

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ANDERSON, J[OHN]. H[ENRY]. The Fashionable Science of Parlour Magic...with an Exposure of...Card Players, Blacklegs, and Gamblers with first edition of the Magic of Spirit Rapping, Writing Mediums and Table Turning. Frontispiece of Wizard of the North, text woodcuts. 99 pages. Thick 12mo, bound in dark blue half leather with four non-magic books under title Parlour Magic.Twenty-first edition with first of Spirit Rapping. London: Printed by R. S. Francis, (Circa 1847) Other books here are Laughs I have Put a Pen To, by N. Parker Willis; Snowed Up, edited by E. M. Stewart; The Real Salt and Irish Bubble and Squeak. Published by "The Great Wizard of the North" at his "Temple of Magic. Toole Stott 24. MCL 26 Overall good condition.

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Estimate $700 – $1,200
Starting Bid $350
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