The Oldest Trick in the Book A Compendium about the Cups and Balls Ltd Edition
The Oldest Trick in the Book A Compendium about the Cups and Balls Ltd Edition. Bob Read amassed the worlds largest collection of historical illustrations of the cups and balls: woodcuts, lithographs, oil paintings, and drawings, nearly 1,500 in total, each catching a magician mid-performance. The works in this collection cover an incredible span of time and geography with items from France, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, Sweden, Belgium and the United States, some dating back as early as the 1400s. Taken together, these images form a composite history of the cups and balls as seen through the public eye. Reads entire collection is being released in the book, The Oldest Trick in the Book: a Compendium about the Cups and Balls in Graphic Arts. Published by Edition Volker Huber, Hieronymus Bosch-Stiftung, this hardcover book has 270 pages and is filled with beautiful, full-color illustrations. Limited edition of 300, still in it shrink wrap. _gsrx_vers_854 GS 7.0.18 (854). The item “The Oldest Trick in the Book A Compendium about the Cups and Balls Ltd Edition” is in sale since Saturday, August 29, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Fantasy, Mythical & Magic\Magic\Books, Lecture Notes”. The seller is “cardiste77″ and is located in Glasgow. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe.