Hocus pocus, or The whole art of legerdemain, in perfection : by which the meanest capacity may perform the whole without the help of a teacher : together with the use of all the instruments belonging thereto : to which is now added abundance of new and rare inventions / by Henry Dean.
The first magic book published in the United States. Originally published in England in 1722. Cf. Library of Congress information bull., Oct. 6, 1986.
"Printed by R. Folwell ..."--P. 106.
Signatures: A-F¹²·⁶. The chainlines are vertical.
Hall, T.H. Books on conjuring in English, 100
Library of Congress copy slightly cropped.
Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
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