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Fireside Amusements

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Fireside Amusements
Publication Date1850

Fireside Amusements (later also subtitled A Book of Indoor Games) by Anonymous was published in Edinburgh in the middle of the 19th century by William and Robert Chambers. Part of Chambers' Library for Young People, one copy is known to be dated 1850.

The two final chapters were devoted to Parlor Magic containing conjuring with cards, coins and other household objects.


  • Old Conjuring Books and the Bibliographer by Trevor H. Hall in Magic Circular November/December 1976.
  • What TS Didn't Know Didn't Hurt Him by James Hagy in Magicol (November 1998)
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