By Geoffrey Lamb
First released in 1976. This name brings the Victorian period to lifestyles with tales of its miraculous top magicians, conjurers, illusionists, escapologists, medical experimenters and tricksters. Geoffrey Lamb describes the type of humans they have been and the type of issues they did, when maintaining intact the secret surrounding their feats. This skilful reconstruction of this department of nineteenth-century leisure supplies us a desirable perception into Victorians and the way they beloved to be amused. This identify may be of curiosity to scholars of historical past.
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Victorian Magic: Volume 46 (Routledge Library Editions: The Victorian World) by Geoffrey Lamb