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By author: Henry Perkins
Number of Pages:  196
Dimensions:  5 X 7 Inches (US)
Original publication year:  1838
ISBN:  978-1-4290-9690-4
Paperback / softback
Availability: In stock.


Amaze your friends with timeless magic tricks!

Originally published in 1838, Parlour Magic contains over 350 party tricks that will impress even the most skeptical of audiences. These memorable experiments require only household items, scientific principles, and wit. Using this book, you will be able to:

  • Shatter bulletproof glass with a few grains of sand
  • Change the color of a rose with a match
  • Create visible sparks with a friendly cat
  • Transform oil and water into soap with a drop of ammonia
  • And much more!

These parlor tricks are the foundation of modern illusion magic for good reason—they are simply astounding. With Parlour Magic, you can continue the 200-year tradition!

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