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The illustrated history of magic

Milbourne Christopher

The illustrated history of magic

by Milbourne Christopher

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Published by Carroll & Graf Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic tricks -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMilbourne and Maurine Christopher ; foreword by David Copperfield.
    ContributionsChristopher, Maurine Brooks.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1543 .C45 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination514 p. :
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23157511M
    ISBN 100786716886
    LC Control Number2006283593
    OCLC/WorldCa62862775

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