Magicians and Illusionists

By Adam Woog

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This title uses individual profiles of conjurers to trace the history of modern theatrical magic from its origins in the mid-1800s to the present day. Those profiled are: Robert-Houdin, whom many consider the father of modern magic; Alexander Herrmann, known professionally as Herrmann the Great, who developed the now-familiar "devilish" magician's persona; Kellar, the firs This title uses individual profiles...

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January 28th 2000 by Lucent Books

(first published January 2000)

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