Sleight of Hand. A Practical Manual of Legerdemain for Amateurs nnd others. New Edition, Illustrated. By Edwin T. Sachs. 6/6. by post 6/10.

Book of Modern Conjuring. A Practical Guide to Drawing-room and Stage Magic for Amateurs. By Professor R. Kunard. Illustrated. 2/6, by post 2/9.

Book of Card Tricks, for Drawing-room and Stage Entertainments by Amateurs. Illustrated. By Profssor R. Kunard. 2/6, by post 2/9.

The Book of Conjuring and Card Tricks being the above two books in 1 vol.

Conjuring for Amateurs. A Practical Handbook on How to Perform a Number of Amusing Tricks. By Professor Ellis Stanyon, i/-, by post 1/2.

Conjuring with Cards. Being Tricks with Cards, and How to perform Them. By Professor Ellis Stanyon. Illustrated. 1 /-, by post 1/2.

Fortune Telling by Cards. Describing and Illustrating the methods usually followed by persons Professing to tell Fortunes by cards. By J. B Prang-ley. Illustrated. 1/-, by post 1/2.

Practical Ventriloquism. A thoroughly reliable guide to the Art of Voice Throwing and Vocal Mimicry, Vocal Instrumentation, Ventriloquial Figures, Entertaining, etc. By Robert Ganthony. Illustrated. In cloth gilt, price 2/6. by post 2/9.

Shadow Entertainments, aud How to Work them; being Something about Shadows, and the way t > make them profitable and funny. By A. Patterson. Illustrated. 1/-, by post 1/2

Bunkum Entertainments. A Collection of Original Laughable Skits on Conjuring, Physiognomy, Juggling, Performing Fleas, Waxwork-., Panorama, Phrenology, Phonograph, Second Sight, Lightning Calculators. Ventriloquism, Spiritualism, etc., to which are added Humerous Sketches, Whimsical Recitals and Dra wing-room Comedies. By Robert Ganthony. Illustrated. 2/6, by post 2/9.

How to Vamp. A Practical Guide to the Accompaniment of Songs by the Unskilled Musician, With Examples. 9d., by post iod

Amateur Entertainments for Charitable and other Objects. How to organise and work them with profit and success. By Robert Ganthony. i/-, by post 1/2.

Bazaars and Fancy Fairs, Their Organisation and Management. By John Muir, i/-, by post 1/2

Modern Palmistry. A Manual for Amateurs. By I. Oxenford. Numerous and Original Illustrations by L. Wilkins. 2/6, by post 2/9.

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Contents of October Number :

Modern Magicians, " Selbit."


Suggestions to Readers.

Lessons in Magic, by Ellis Stanyon.

Biography of Prof. Anderson.

Hand Shadows ; On the selection of the proper light ; Suggestions for a Portable Outfit; An Interesting Figure for Practise.

Items of Interest.

Editor's Letter-Box.

An Interesting Letter from South Africa.

A novel Card Combination from Melbourne

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