London: George Routledge & Sons, no date (circa 1913). Hardcover. viii, 203 pp. + publisher's 24-page catalogue at rear, 7.5 x 5 inches, original purple cloth with gilt title, Spine faded, foxing to endpapers, else near very good. Item #21848
Described in the publisher's catalogue as "A book for Amateurs, comprising Card, Handkerchief, Coin, Hat, and Miscellaneous Tricks, all of which have been successfully exhibited to large audiences. Author Lionel Hugh Branson (1879-1946) was a British stage magician and officer in the British Indian Army. His stage name was Lionel Cardac.