Book/Printed Material The whole art of legerdemain, or, Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali, and all the celebrated and mysterious professors in the art of natural magic Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali. / Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain. / Hocus pocus.

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Title

  • The whole art of legerdemain, or, Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali, and all the celebrated and mysterious professors in the art of natural magic : with full instructions how to perform the various tricks on cards, dice, birds, eggs, rings, &c. as practised before their sublime majesties, the Emperor and Empress of China, the crowned heads of Europe, and the president and people of the United States.

Other Title

  • Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali.
  • Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain.
  • Hocus pocus.

Contributor Names

  • Dean, Henry.
  • McManus-Young Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Baltimore : C.V. Nickerson, 1830.

Subject Headings

  • -  Magic tricks

Notes

  • -  Cover title: Hocus pocus, or, The whole art of legerdemain.
  • -  Plates are hand colored.
  • -  Toole-Stott, R. Conjuring, 719
  • -  Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955.
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
  • -  Formerly shelved under: 4 Rare Books
  • -  LAC nsk 2019-07-08 no edits (2 cards)

Medium

  • 72 p., [2] folded leaves of plates : 2 col. ill. ; 16 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1547 .W63 1830

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 93127197

Online Format

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Dean, Henry, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. The whole art of legerdemain, or, Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali, and all the celebrated and mysterious professors in the art of natural magic: with full instructions how to perform the various tricks on cards, dice, birds, eggs, rings, &c. as practised before their sublime majesties, the Emperor and Empress of China, the crowned heads of Europe, and the president and people of the United States. Baltimore: C.V. Nickerson, 1830. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/93127197/.

APA citation style:

Dean, H. & Mcmanus-Young Collection. (1830) The whole art of legerdemain, or, Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali, and all the celebrated and mysterious professors in the art of natural magic: with full instructions how to perform the various tricks on cards, dice, birds, eggs, rings, &c. as practised before their sublime majesties, the Emperor and Empress of China, the crowned heads of Europe, and the president and people of the United States. Baltimore: C.V. Nickerson. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/93127197/.

MLA citation style:

Dean, Henry, and Mcmanus-Young Collection. The whole art of legerdemain, or, Hocus pocus laid open and explained by those renowned masters Sena Sama, Hamed Ben-Ali, and all the celebrated and mysterious professors in the art of natural magic: with full instructions how to perform the various tricks on cards, dice, birds, eggs, rings, &c. as practised before their sublime majesties, the Emperor and Empress of China, the crowned heads of Europe, and the president and people of the United States. Baltimore: C.V. Nickerson, 1830. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/93127197/>.