London: Stanley Paul & Co. (1936). First edition. Hardcover. Original pale red cloth with gilt spine title; 287 pp. + 8 pp. ads at rear, illustrated with frontispiece and 15 plates from photographs (some plates with multiple images). Covers somewhat soiled, faint dampstain to edges of pages, moderate foxing; near very good. Good. Item #21377
The autobiography of one of the great British stage magicians of the twentieth century. Jasper Maskelyne (1902-1973) represented the third generation of Maskelyne magicians.