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On this private journey by means of a novel and memorable performing artwork, David Copperfield profiles twenty-eight of the world’s most groundbreaking magicians. From the 16th-century Justice of the Peace who wrote the primary e-book on conjuring to the roaring twenties and the person who fooled Houdini, to the girl who levitated, vanished, and caught bullets in her tooth, David Copperfield’s Historical past of Magic takes you on a wild journey by means of the outstanding feats of the best magicians in historical past.
These magicians have been all outsiders in their very own approach, lots of them decided to make use of magic to flee the strictures of sophistication and conference. However all of them reworked widespread tradition, tailored to social change, found the interior workings of the human thoughts, embraced the newest technological and scientific discoveries, and took the artwork of magic to unprecedented heights.
The unbelievable tales are complimented by over 100 never-before-seen pictures of artifacts from Copperfield’s unique Museum of Magic, together with a 16th-century guide on sleight of hand, Houdini’s straightjackets, handcuffs, and water torture chamber, Dante’s well-known sawing-in-half equipment, Alexander’s high-tech turban that allowed him to learn individuals’s minds, and even some cash which will have magically handed by means of the arms of Abraham Lincoln.
By the top of the e-book, you’ll be sure you share Copperfield’s ardour for the ability of magic.
From the Writer
Writer:Simon & Schuster (October 26, 2021)
Merchandise Weight:1.74 kilos
Dimensions:8.38 x 0.81 x 10.88 inches