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Latest Magic

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Latest Magic
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First Edition
AuthorProfessor Hoffmann
PublisherSpon & Chamberlain
Publication Date1918
LanguageEnglish
Preceded byModern Magic (1876)
More Magic (1890)
Later Magic (1911)
Pages222
 

Latest Magic was the last book in a quadrilogy series of four books by Professor Hoffman.

It contains Hoffmann's own creations.

Table of Contents

  • Portrait of Professor Hoffmann Frontispiece
  • Preface vii
  • Some New Appliances of General Utility 1
  • Magical Mats 1
  • Fairy Flower-Pots 5
  • Patter Introducing the Flower-Pots 8
  • Adhesive Cards and Tricks Therewith 10
  • The Missing Card 12
  • Novel Applications of the "Black Art" Principle 17
  • Black Art Mats and Black Art Patches 17
  • A Magical Transposition 23
  • The Detective Die 26
  • Dissolving Dice 32
  • Where is It? 38
  • Card Tricks 46
  • Arithmetic by Magic 46
  • Those Naughty Knaves 49
  • Magnetic Magic 55
  • The Telepathic Tape 57
  • A Card Comedy 60
  • The Fast and Loose Card-Box 63
  • A Royal Tug of War 64
  • Sympathetic Cards 66
  • Tell-Tale Fingers 68
  • Divination Doubly Difficult 72
  • A New Long Card and Tricks Therewith 77
  • The Mascot Coin Box 83
  • Miscellaneous Tricks 88
  • Money-Making Made Easy 88
  • The Missing Link 92
  • Culture Extraordinary 97
  • The Bounding Beans 104
  • Lost and Found 110
  • The Riddle of the Pyramids 115
  • The Miracle of Mumbo Jumbo 123
  • The Story of the Alkahest 130
  • The Oracle of Memphis 137
  • The Mystery of Mahomet 146
  • The Bewildering Blocks 156
  • An "Od" Force 162
  • The Mystery of the Three Seals 170
  • The Wizard's Pocketbook 180
  • Concerning Patter 192
  • The Use of the Wand 203
  • A Few Wrinkles 215
  • L'Envoi 222


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