Tuesday, June 03, 2008

Letters on Natural Magic Book by David Brewster

Letters on Natural Magic by David Brewster
Here is a book on eBay entitled LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC by Sir David Brewster.

The book covers natural phenomena as used in magic. Topics include optical illusions, spectral illusions, magic lantern, feats of strength, automata, Babbage's calculating machines, ventriloquism, wonders of chemistry, alchemy, breathing fire, and spontaneous combustion.

13 pages and 11 small drawings are devoted to The Turk, automaton chess player.

Here is the eBay listing for LETTERS ON NATURAL MAGIC - DAVID BREWSTER FIRST EDITION

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