The magician on the American stage, 1752-1874
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Published by Emerson and West in Washington, D.C .
Written in English


  • Magic tricks -- History,
  • Magic tricks -- Bibliography

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Edition Notes

Statementby Charles Joseph Pecor.
The Physical Object
Pagination313 p. :
Number of Pages313
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22913017M

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