NY: Wehmen Bros. (1947). Second printing of this edition. 386 pp., more than 500 illustrations from photographs, octavo, blue cloth, dustjacket. Bump to bottom right corner of front cover affecting also the first 75 pages, else very good in moderately edgeworn jacket. Item #21852
"Explaining and Illustrating Tricks by J.N. Maskelyne; Paul Valadon; Trewey; H. De Manche; Charles Bertram; L. Graham Lewis; T. Nelson Downs; Fank Kennard; Mdlle. Patrice; Ellis Stanton and Others." An important work and one of the first magic books to use photographs to illustrate. Originally published in 1902, with several other editions following, this is Wehmen Bros. second printing, the first being in 1937.