Illustrated with photographs. Hardbound.
This book brings to life past times and past magicians as few in the literature of magic have done. Author Robert Parrish knew or saw every performer he writes about and produces fascinating anecdotes and insightful accounts of the performances of Harry Blackstone, Sr., Charlie Miller, Harlan Tarbell, Josseffy, Jack Gwynne, Richardine, Ed Reno, Paul Rosini, Rufus Steele and others.
Robert Parrish was the author, co-author or editor of 15 books on magic, including the classic Okito On Magic and editor of Illusion Show: A Life in Magic by David "Fu Manchu" Bamberg.