This early manual of tricks is an absorbing work which will prove of much interest to the enthusiast or historian of magic. Originally entitled Card Tricks Without Skill in Sleight-of-hand the author intended to provide a new approach to card magic for the beginner. Contents Include: Conjurers' Terms and Artifices - Beginners' Tricks - Impromptu Mysteries - Miscellaneous - Treated and Prepared Cards - Pre-arrangement - The Identity Pack - Contributions by Present-day Magicians. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.