Henri Robin, Expositor of Science and Magic by Edwin Dawes.
Abracadabra Press 1990-First Edition.
Soft covers. In mint condition.
Henri Robin Expositor Of Science & Magic By Edwin A. Dawes Number Translucent paper wrapper around paper stiff wrappers with deckled edges. Frontispiece, illustrated, 57 pages. . Balboa Island: Abracadabra Press.
Robin played the Egyptian Hall, the first magician to do so, for 309 performances in 1862, just before returning to Paris to open his own theater, Theater Robin. Besides performing magic, he showed an "gyroscope" which projected upon a screen the history of creation in forty five pictures