The Old and the New Magic
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The Old and the New Magic

By Henry Ridgely Evans
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Table of Contents
  • THE OLD AND THE NEW MAGIC, by Henry Ridgely Evans.
  • SKETCH OF HENRY RIDGELY EVANS.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION. BY DR. PAUL CARUS.
  • HISTORY OF NATURAL MAGIC AND PRESTIDIGITATION.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
  • THE CHEVALIER PINETTI.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • CAGLIOSTRO—A STUDY IN CHARLATANISM.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
  • GHOST-MAKING EXTRAORDINARY.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
  • THE ROMANCE OF AUTOMATA.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
  • ROBERT-HOUDIN—CONJURER, AUTHOR AND AMBASSADOR.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
  • SOME OLD-TIME CONJURERS.
    • COMTE.
    • PHILLIPPE.
    • ROBIN.
    • BOSCO.
    • ANDERSON.
    • BLITZ.
    • ALEXANDER.
    • FRIKELL.
  • THE SECRETS OF SECOND SIGHT.
    • I.
    • II.
      • HOW THE SIGNALS ARE CONCEALED.
      • “A CONFEDERATE BEHIND A SCREEN.
      • “THE SYSTEMS EXPLAINED.
    • III.
  • THE CONFESSIONS OF AN AMATEUR CONJURER.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
  • A DAY WITH ALEXANDER THE GREAT.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
  • A TWENTIETH CENTURY THAUMATURGIST.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
  • A GENTLEMAN OF THIBET.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • MAGICIANS I HAVE MET.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
    • VI.
    • VII.
    • VIII.
    • IX.
    • X.
  • THE RIDDLE OF THE SPHINX.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • TREWEYISM.
    • I.
    • II.
    • III.
    • IV.
    • V.
  • INDEX OF TRICKS AND ILLUSIONS
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