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This is the original Harry Stanley publication, not the Supreme reprint (not that there's anything wrong with that).  Book is in excellent condition.  Dust jacket has minor tears at bottom of spine (see photo).  

Edited by Hugh Miller, illustrated by Dennis Patten, introduction by Harry Stanley.

Contents: 
5 Foreword (Lewis Ganson)
6 Preface (Will Ayling)
9 Chapter 1
9 The Floating Princess
16 3 Sword Suspension
16 Chair Suspension
20 Broomstick Levitation
24 Aga Illusion
27 The Phantom Princess
30 Kellar Levitation
32 Chapter 2
32 Temple of Swords
38 Head Cremation
40 Crushing a Woman
43 Temple of Benares
44 Broomwich
46 Golfer's Dream
49 Chapter 3
49 The Eye of a Needle
52 Rod Through Mediaeval Style
57 The Tiger
61 Totem Pole
65 Rod & Rope Release
68 Chapter 4
68 Guillotine
76 Head Chopper
80 Vivisection of a Clown
84 Wrist Chopper
87 Long Swallow
92 Chapter 5
92 Sawing Through
98 Great Divide
103 Sawn Life in an Egg
104 Buzz Saw
109 Volunteer Sawing
112 Chapter 6
112 Hey Presto
114 Card Castle
118 Model Illusion
121 Doll's House
125 Glass Trunk
127 Black and White
130 Triple Change
133 Chapter 7
133 Big Time
134 Magician's Rehearsal
139 Backstage With a Magician
144 Cabaret de la Mort
149 Bullet Catching
150 Hugard's Bullet Catching
154 Anneman's Bullet in the Mouth
157 Fogel - Catcher of Bullets
159 Chapter 8
159 Canvas Trunk Illusion
162 The Accident
164 Packing Case
166 Substitution Box
171 The Great Invisible Flight
180 Chapter 9
180 Intermezzo
180 Cluck Cluck
183 Duck Production
186 Small House
187 Parasol
193 Inexhaustible Beer Barrel
199 Raoul's Talking Record
203 Chapter 10
203 Illusionist
207 Assistant's Revenge
211 Statue
220 Turn Over Candle
227 Multiplying Lighted Candles
230 Thoughts of the Genie
231 Author's Appreciations
232 Publisher's Appreciation

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Ayling, Will - The Art of Illusion (Harry Stanley, Publisher)

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