Magic at Home: A Book of Amusing Science Professor Hoffmann [1890]

Book of amusing science. Translated from the original French  Science Amusant by M. Arthur Good. Tricks that can be done with everyday objects found in the home (of the 1890s) With 112 illustrations. 240pp + several pages of ads at the back. Original red cloth boards with inlaid gilt and black design to front board and spine. Frontispiece of ‘The Dancing Egg’.

Condition

poor. Boards very worn; spine very worn and faded; binding hanging on by a thread; internally, ownership signature on ffep; a few pencil marks on some pages; finger marking on some pages; slight grubbiness. All pages appear to be present. Reasonably clean and readable throughout.

Publisher

Cassell & Company, London

Date published

1890

Format

Hardback