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The Great Stage Illusions-Hodges


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The Great Stage Illusions-Hodges, now hard to find. Some of the most unusual illusions ever invented.

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Volume I & II Published by Georges Proust

James Hodges is a many-sided artist. He excels as a stage director, graphist, painter, ventriloquist and magician. His expansive knowledge, his participation in the greatest magic events and his creative genius, permit him today to write a book on stage illusions unlike any other.

This book, unique in its conception, in the creativity of the presented effects, is the quintessence of a life devoted to the Magic Art. James Hodges gives us all his priceless secrets with generosity and a wealth of details which make this book an historical magic work.

The illusions (and illustrations) are provocative and elaborate. This is a partial list of illusions:

  • The Transparent Trunk
  • 4 Legs = 8
  • The Mirror Box
  • African Mirror
  • The Beast Chases the Beast
  • The Appearing Arrow
  • The Make-up Table
  • The House of Wonders
  • Childhood Memory
  • The Double Mirror
  • Self-destruction
  • Curiouser and Curiouser
  • One Glass Too Many
  • The Queen of Mermaids
  • Women on Shelves
  • The Stairs
  • The Floating medium
  • The Tango
  • The Indonesian Parasol
  • Satan’s Jaw
  • Costumes Changes

Please note: some illustrations contain nudity.

Hardcovers, each book measures: 9 1/2″ x 12 1/2″ NOW OUT OF PRINT-HARD TO FIND. ONE SET ONLY

NOTE: This is a new set but volume one was damaged during shipping. The lower corner of the spine has been torn, hence the lower price. Sold as seen.

Additional information

Weight3 lbs
Dimensions12 × 10 × 2 in


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