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More Magic

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More Magic
David McKay edition
AuthorProfessor Hoffmann
PublisherG. Routledge & Sons
Publication Date1890
Preceded byModern Magic (1876)
Followed byLater Magic (1903)
Latest Magic (1918)

More Magic was the second book of Professor Hoffmann's four-book quadrilogy, after Modern Magic.

Part of it was serialized in Every Boy's Magazine until 1888, and then in the Every Boy's Annual.

This book was rated one of the "Ten basic books for a working library of conjuring" by H. Adrian Smith.


  • Introduction
  • Chapter I: The Magician's Wand, the Magician's Table, and the Magician's Dress
  • Chapter II: Principles of Sleight of Hand Applicable to Card Tricks
  • Chapter III: Card Tricks with Ordinary Cards and Not Requiring Sleight of Hand
  • Chapter IV: Tricks Involving Sleight of Hand or the Use of Specially Prepared Cards
  • Chapter V: The "Charlier" System of Card-Marking, and Tricks Performed by its Aid
  • Chapter VI: Card Tricks Requiring Special Apparatus
  • Chapter VII: Methods of Sleight of Hand Applicable to Coin Tricks
  • Chapter VIII: Coin Tricks Without Apparatus
  • Chapter IX: Coin Tricks Requiring Special Apparatus
  • Chapter X: Tricks with Watches and Rings
  • Chapter XI: Tricks with Handkerchiefs
  • Chapter XII: Feats of Divination
  • Chapter XIII: Ball Tricks
  • Chapter XIV: Tricks with Hats
  • Chapter XV: Tricks with Eggs
  • Chapter XVI: Miscellaneous Tricks
  • Chapter XVII: Stage Tricks
  • L'Envoi


Copyright has expired for this book in the United States (and likely many other countries as well). One edition is available in its entirety on Google Books: More Magic (1890). The book is also available for PDF download from the same location.

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