Book/Printed Material Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection : by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher : together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto : to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions Hocus pocus

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Title
Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection : by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher : together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto : to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions
Other Title
Hocus pocus
Contributor Names
Dean, Henry.
American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Printed for Mathew Carey ..., 1795.
Subject Headings
-  Magic tricks--Early works to 1800
Notes
-  The first magic book published in the United States. Originally published in England in 1722. Cf. Library of Congress information bull., Oct. 6, 1986.
-  "Printed by R. Folwell ..."--P. 106.
-  Signatures: A-F¹²·⁶. The chainlines are vertical.
-  Evans 28540
-  Hall, T.H. Books on conjuring in English, 100
-  ESTC W27183
-  Library of Congress copy slightly cropped.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
[2], 106 p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 14 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
GV1546 .D39 1795
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/carson.01687.1
Library of Congress Control Number
90101687
Online Format
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Description
The first magic book published in the United States. Originally published in England in 1722. Cf. Library of Congress information bull., Oct. 6, 1986. "Printed by R. Folwell ..."--P. 106. Signatures: A-F¹²·⁶. The chainlines are vertical. Evans 28540 Hall, T.H. Books on conjuring in English, 100 ESTC W27183 Library of Congress copy slightly cropped. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/90101687
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Dean, Henry, American Imprint Collection, and Marian S. Carson Collection. Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher: together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto: to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions. Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1795. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/90101687/.

APA citation style:

Dean, H., American Imprint Collection & Marian S. Carson Collection. (1795) Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher: together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto: to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions. Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90101687/.

MLA citation style:

Dean, Henry, American Imprint Collection, and Marian S. Carson Collection. Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection: by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher: together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto: to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions. Philadelphia: Printed for Mathew Carey, 1795. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90101687/>.