[Tousey, Frank] Shelf of 27 “How To” Handbooks on Magic, Amusements and More. New York, 1900s. From the ten cent handbook series, colored and uncolored engraved covers, titles comprising: Magic Toys; “Tricks” (two edns.); Electrical Tricks; Chemical Tricks; Mechanical Tricks (two edns.); Magic Lantern; The Black Art (two edns.), Puzzles; Raise Poultry, Pigeons, and Rabbits; Become Rich; Become a Ventriloquist; Become a Conjurer; Sleight of Hand; 60 Tricks With Cards; Second Sight; 40 Tricks with Cards; Tricks with Numbers; Become a Magician; Mesmerize; Entertain an Evening Party; Become an Actor; Tell Fortunes by the Hand; Tell Fortunes; and Palmistry. Housed in two custom cloth clam-shell boxes. Condition generally good or better, with some tearing and chipping to covers and spines.