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Hocus pocus junior : the anatomy of legerdemain, or The art of jugling set forth in his proper colours, fully, plainly, and exactly ; so that an ignorant person may thereby learn the full perfection of the same, after a little practice. Unto each trick is added the figure, where it is needfull for instruction

Title
Hocus pocus junior. Hocus pocus junior : the anatomy of legerdemain, or The art of jugling set forth in his proper colours, fully, plainly, and exactly ; so that an ignorant person may thereby learn the full perfection of the same, after a little practice. Unto each trick is added the figure, where it is needfull for instruction.
Format
Book
Edition
The sixth edition, with many additions
Published
London : Printed by G. Dawson, living in White-Cross-Street in the Bouling-Ally, and are to be sold by Thomas Vere, at the Angell without Newgate, 1663.
Description
64 unnumbered pages : illustrations (woodcuts) ; 18 cm
Portion of title
Anatomy of legerdemain Art of jugling
Notes
Author suspected to be William Vincent, the juggler of King James. Only defective J.B. Findlay copy of 6th edition recorded in Toole-Stott, as cited below. Signatures: A-H⁴. Gathering A bound inside out (leaf A2-A3 appears before A1-A4). Dealer's description and copy provenance, removed to Bibliographical File. Bound in English russia calf, frame and centerpiece stamped in gilt, rules tooled in blind, slate brown endpapers; later sympathetic spine with red leather title label and gilt design.
References
Toole-Stott. Bibliography of English conjuring, 361
Subject headings
Magic tricks--Early works to 1800.

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Lilly Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
GV1546 .H686 1663
Location
Vault
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