London: Routledge, no date (circa 1893). Early reprint. Hardcover. Original maroon cloth, small 8vo, 252 pp. + 4 pages publisher advertisements at rear, illustrated. Cover cloth lightly soiled, but still very good. Very good. Item #21217
Secrets of the father of modern stage magic and namesake of Harry Houdini. Originally published in French with this English-language translation first published in 1881. Publisher catalog at rear includes a "New Work by Professor Hoffmann 'The Book of Card and Table Games'" which was first published in 1893.