Conjuring Tricks (page 1/2)

details...
[picture: Front Cover]

Conjuring Tricks, author and exact date unknown. I was seven years old when we moved house, into an old and crumbling vicarage, and I found a set of magic tricks in a box in the attic. Most of the tricks are long-since lost or broken, since I was only a small boy at the time, but I still have the instruction book. I have scanned every page.

Title: Conjuring Tricks

Author: Anonymous

Total items: 12

Out of copyright (called public domain in the USA), hence royalty-free for all purposes usage credit requested, or as marked.

Some sample images

[picture: Inside cover]

Inside cover

Victorian paper, now rather brittle. [$]

[picture: Page 6: The Vanishing Cup; The Mysterious Dice.]

Page 6: The Vanishing Cup; The Mysterious Dice.

The vanishing-cup makes a coin seem to vanish: it looks like the coin sits on a solid block covered by the cup, but in fact the cup holds a second slightly larger solid block that [...] [more...] [$]

[picture: Page 2: The Marvelous Pedestal and The Wonderful Egg Trick.]

Page 2: The Marvelous Pedestal and The Wonderful Egg Trick.

The wonderful egg coud be opened in two places; the “egg” was of wood, and hollow, so that you could open the container below it. [$]

[picture: Inside back cover]

Inside back cover

Blank Victorian paper. [$]

[picture: Page 5: The Wonderful Box Trick]

Page 5: The Wonderful Box Trick

Again there is an inner compartment, in this case one that slides so it can be under one or other door (or partway inbetween if you didn’t practise enough). [more...] [$]


Tags in this source:

book covers colour diagrams dice games hands magic page images paper

Places shown:

none

Conjuring Tricks, author and exact date unknown. I was seven years old when we moved house, into an old and crumbling vicarage, and I found a set of magic tricks in a box in the attic. Most of the tricks are long-since lost or broken, since I was only a small boy at the time, but I still have the instruction book. I have scanned every page.


Note: If you got here from a search engine and don’t see what you were looking for, it might have moved onto a different page within this gallery.