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1909 Some Modern Conjuring by Donald Holmes

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Some Modern Conjuring, A Series of Original Experiments in the Magic Art.  By Donald Holmes. 1909, wraps, 78 pages plus ads for Thayer, The Sphinx, photos and illustrations.

Contents: Watch Handkerchief and Bran, Egg and Handkerchief, Flying Glass Watch and Flag, Lamp Chimney Color Change, Twentieth Century Silk, Quadruple Flag and Handkerchief Trick, Phantom Handkerchiefs, The Wedding Ring Trick, Invisible Flight of Handkerchiefs, Another "Invisible Flight", The Latest Handkerchief "Flight", Handkerchief and Paper Tube First Method Second Method, Primary and Compound, A "Changing Tube" Suggestions, Handkerchiefs and Flag, Loading the Paper Cone, Numbered Cards, The Invisible Charlier Pass, The Transformed Handkerchiefs, Flag Bran and Orange Trick, Die Canary and Mystic Cage, A Novel Die Combination, The Holmes Invisible Servante, Color Changing Handkerchiefs, An Inexhaustible Black Art Table. 

Condition: 1st two leaves absent (Title page & Facing) and one rear fly leaf (ads both sides) absent as well. Original Cover replaced and front gilt stamped with title, previous owner's Collection Identifier Label on cover, otherwise fine.