This book contains a detailed guide to learning magic tricks, written with the amateur in mind. In the pages of this book will be found an abundance of tricks, puzzles, and games of every sort and kind. The volume is indeed a mine of magic and amusement, rich enough to satisfy any one who loves to entertain or be entertained. Including simple, step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, this text is perfect for the beginner and will also be of much value to the experienced magician looking to expand his magical repertoire. The chapters of this book include: Conjuring with Cards, Card Tricks, Tricks and Puzzles with Matchsticks, Paper Magic, Juggling, Ventriloquism, Tricks with Ordinary Handkerchiefs, Hand Shadows, and Tricks and Puzzles with Water and Liquids. We are proud to republish this antique text now complete with a new introduction on magic tricks.