Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jim Steinmeyer

Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible download free [PDF and Ebook] by Jim Steinmeyer year 2005
  • Book name: Hiding the Elephant: How Magicians Invented the Impossible
  • Author: Jim Steinmeyer
  • Release date: 2005/9/23
  • Publisher: CORNERSTONE
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Entertainment
  • ISBN: 9780099476641
  • Rating: 9.55 of 10
  • Votes: 529
  • Review by: Bodhi Centeno
  • Review rating: 8.28 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/23
  • Total pages: 400
  • Includes a PDF summary of 43 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: This is the story of the Golden Age of magic and of the world's most legendary magicians: the eccentric personalities who patented the first ghost and competed fiendishly in the race to make things materialize, levitate and disappear.We meet Harry Kellar, the ruthless thief of secrets who was the model for the Wizard of Oz, and PT Selbit, the first man to saw a woman in half on stage.We meet John Nevil Maskelyne, whose Egyptian Theatre was a London institution for sixty years. Hiding the Elephant is the masterwork of a man who has dedicated his life to magic, who knows the tricks inside out, and still believes.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 23H
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Conjuring & Magic, History: Specific Events & Topics, Modern History To 20th Century: C 1700 To C 1900
  • Available formats: PDF, DOC, JPEG, TXT, MobiPocket, WORD, LIT, EPUB. Compressed in BZ, ZIP, AZW, RAR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 14.27 USD
  • Dimensions: 129x198x25mm
  • Weight: 277g
  • Printed by: ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom
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