Modern Magic: A Practical Treatise on the Art of Conjuring is a seminal book on magic and conjuring written by Angelo John Lewis, who used the pseudonym "Professor Hoffmann." The book was first published in 1876 and has since become a classic in the world of magic literature. It remains highly regarded and influential even in the modern era.
"Modern Magic" was one of the first books to organize magic tricks into a systematic and coherent structure. It includes detailed explanations of techniques and routines, making it accessible for both amateur and professional magicians. The book is renowned for its clear and concise writing, enabling readers to understand the intricacies of the art.
Despite being over a century old, "Modern Magic" continues to inspire and educate generations of magicians, and its impact on the art of magic remains profound. It is a testament to the timeless allure and fascination of conjuring and illusion, and its legacy endures as a valuable resource for those seeking to delve into the captivating world of magic.
This book is now in the public domain and is available to everyone who is passionate about cards, magic, illusions, sleight-of-hand and showmanship.